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Story

Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their two exemplary children, 12-year-old Bob (Sunny Suljian) and 14-year-old Kim (Raffey Cassidy). Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin (Barry Keoghan), a fatherless teen who Steven has covertly taken under his wing. As Martin begins insinuating himself into the family’s life in ever-more unsettling displays, the full scope of his intent becomes menacingly clear when he confronts Steven with a long-forgotten transgression that will shatter the Murphy family's domestic bliss.


Lanthimos has crafted a sensational thriller brimming with unsettling humor and creeping dread, steeped in Greek tragedy, existential horror, Hitchcockian psychodrama, and riveting suspense. Darting confidently between genres to subvert our expectations at every turn, The Killing of a Sacred Deer firmly cements Lanthimos in the pantheon of world-class auteurs and marks him as a cinematic provocateur without precedent.

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Best Picture

Ed Guiney
Yorgos Lanthimos

Best Director

Yorgos Lanthimos

Best Original Screenplay

Yorgos Lanthimos
Efthimis Filippou

Best Actor

Colin Farrell

Best Supporting Actor

Barry Keoghan

Best Supporting Actress

Nicole Kidman

Best Cinematography

Thimios Bakatakis, GSC

Best Production Design

Production Designer
Jade Healy
Set Decorator
Adam Willis

Best Film Editing

Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE

Best Costume Design

Nancy Steiner

Best Sound Mixing

Sound Designer/ Re-recording Mixer
Johnnie Burn

Best Sound Editing

Supervising Sound Editor/ Re-recording Mixer
Johnnie Burn

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Makeup Department Head
Tina Roesler Kerwin
Hair Department Head
Kelvin R. Trahan

Best Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Ed Bruce
Visual Effects Supervisor
Nicholas Murphy