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Essential Killing

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Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
Poland, Norway, 2010
Thriller, War

Synopsis

A Taliban fighter is captured, interrogated, tortured and then transported to an unnamed snowy destination in Europe. Taking advantage of an accident, he escapes and has to use all his wits to evade his pursuers whilst battling bitter winter cold, and lack of food.

Synopsis

A Taliban fighter is captured, interrogated, tortured and then transported to an unnamed snowy destination in Europe. Taking advantage of an accident, he escapes and has to use all his wits to evade his pursuers whilst battling bitter winter cold, and lack of food.

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Essential KillingDirected byJerzy Skolimowski

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Venice Film Festival
2010 | 3 wins including: Special Jury Prize

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