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Piercing (2018)

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A man kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away on business, with a plan to check into a hotel, call an escort service, and kill an unsuspecting prostitute.

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Nicolas Pesce

Writers:

Ryû Murakami (novel), Nicolas Pesce
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Abbott ... Reed
Mia Wasikowska ... Jackie
Laia Costa ... Mona
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Olivia Bond ... Bunny Girl
Maria Dizzia
Marin Ireland
Dakota Lustick
Wendell Pierce
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A man kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away on business, with a plan to check into a hotel, call an escort service, and kill an unsuspecting prostitute.

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Rated R for aberrant violent and sexual content, nudity, and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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Tenebre
Written by Claudio Simonetti, Massimo Morante, Fabio Pignatelli
Performed by Claudio Simonetti, Massimo Morante, Fabio Pignatelli
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Stylish, brutal and unforgettable!
8 November 2018 | by palovyperSee all my reviews

I found everything about this film awesome! From the 70's setting to the übercool music to the twists and turns in the story. It's absurd and gory in a unconventional way, as well as stylish and well-acted. As a leading man, Christopher Abbot has a magnetic presence throughout. Highly recommended, especially for horror fans that are tired of generic flicks within this genre.


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