The solid of “The Killing of the Sacred Deer” on the pink carpet on the Cannes Film Festival. (Photo courtesy of Film Cincinnati)
The movie poster for "The Killing of the Sacred Deer." (Source: film poster for “The Killing of the Sacred Deer.” (Source:

A film filmed in Cincinnati final yr gained an award over the weekend on the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France. 

“The Killing of the Sacred Deer” picked up one in all two Best Screenplay awards on the pageant.

The movie was additionally one of many 19 movies chosen to compete for the Palme d’Or (Golden Palm), the best prize on the pageant.

Unfortunately it missed out on the award which went to the Ruben Östlund’s “The Square.”

In the movie, a young person’s makes an attempt to carry an excellent surgeon into his dysfunctional household takes an surprising flip, based on Film Cincinnati. The movie is written by Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos, who additionally directed 2015’s critically acclaimed movie “The Lobster.”

The psychological thriller-horror movie stars Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Alicia Silverstone and Bill Camp. 

Kidman’s efficiency has been hailed as one of many movie’s standout parts. 

“Kidman’s extremely ambivalent efficiency is one in all her greatest in ages, initially recapturing the quizzical detachment she confirmed in Jonathan Glazer’s Birth, however regularly ramping as much as an depth that’s all of the extra scary for its chilly calm,” Jonathan Romney writes for Screen Daily.

Scenes for the film have been shot at Christ Hospital and Hyde Park. 

“One of the greatest movies to come out of Cincinnati because Cincinnati was the star,” mentioned Kristen Schlotman, government director of Film Cincinnati. “The locations were unbelievable there was no denying it was filmed right there in greater Cincinnati.”

“The Killing of the Sacred Deer” hits theaters Nov. three. 

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