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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

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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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It was based on 1994 classic Japanese novel "Piercing" by Ryu Murakami See more »

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Features La dama rossa uccide sette volte (1972) See more »

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Soneto of Love
Written and Produced by Ze Luis
Arranged by Eumir Deodato
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Loved it
17 January 2019 | by tjmf-66454See all my reviews

Absolutely loved it, epic movie. The acting, directing, top notch. The script is amazing, a little dark, and brilliantly odd. I read that it's from a novel, I haven't heard much about it, but if this movie is anything to go by, it'd be a quality read. Someone has put allot of thought into some dark stuff. From the opening scenes, your thinking, hold on a minute, what the f is this. I don't think I know the male lead, Christopher Abbott, but he certainly looks the part here. Do you know that old saying that goes "but he seemed so nice" ...it suits him. Mia Wasikowska, she's one of my favorite actors, and she plays this role superbly. I'd like to say more but it's difficult without giving anything away. Both of them are great to watch in this, bizarre, but great to watch. I like the way it all plays out, all the way through, it's captivating.


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