The Beating Heart Of Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer’

The Playlist | 1/12/2019 | Julia Teti
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Yorgos Lanthimos and the team from “The Favourite” are having an exceptional year. Lanthimos’ directorial venture has been lauded by many, and awards season is eyeing “The Favourite” to be quite the contender in multiple categories. Having won quite the hardware so far (dominating at the recent BAFTA nominations), there’s no stopping one of 2018’s favorite films (yes, we’ll see ourselves out).

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Lanthimos - Career - Director - Appreciation - Discomfort

Looking back at Lanthimos’s eclectic career, the director has an appreciation for discomfort, or rather, what makes casual moviegoers uncomfortable. Lanthimos has done this throughout his filmography, working with various elements like performance and cinematography to gauge a certain repulsion; a disquieting sense of anxiety, whether comedic, horrific or both.

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Supercut - Broeker - Lanthimos - Haunting - Film

In a supercut by Fabian Broeker, Lanthimos’s haunting film from last year, “The Killing Of A Sacred Deer,” is revived with a beating heart. The compilation of clips focuses on the film’s use of camerawork and how the camera, itself, has a beating heart. Visual credit...
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