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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.

Director:

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 ... Reed's Mother
Marin Ireland ... Chevonne
Dakota Lustick ... Young Reed
Wendell Pierce ... Doctor
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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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Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect


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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 »

Also Known As:

Piercing See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,752, 3 February 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$15,856, 14 February 2019
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The number of Abbot's hotel room, 2902, adds up to 13. See more »

Quotes

Jackie: Can we eat first?
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Features Tenebrae (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Soneto of Love
Written and Produced by Ze Luis
Arranged by Eumir Deodato
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Trippy.......to the end
27 January 2019 | by brentgray73See all my reviews

Wow...We.....15 minutes into this movie and it is fevking trippy. I usually don't write reviews but this deffinetly deserves one. Trippy..Trippy to the end...that's all folks...enjoy


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