Lanthimos and Filippou win Best Screenplay for ´The Killing of a Sacred Deer´ in Cannes

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Last Update: 12:42

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos and collaborator Efthymis Filippou won the award for Best Screenplay at the 70th Cannes Film Festival for the movie “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” .

The prize was shared with Scottish film-director Lynne Ramsay΄s “You Were Never Really Here”. Receiving the award, Lanthimos thanked the jury “for this beautiful present”. 



In the movie, a psychological thriller film with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, a surgeon takes a teenage boy under his wings but his life starts to unravel as the relationship develops.



Lanthimos who won the Jury Prize in 2015 for “The Lobster” and Un Certain Regard award in 2009 for his film “Dogtooth”.

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