Knives Out (2019)

  • Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • 2h 10m

This thrilling modern murder mystery by writer/director Rian Johnson (Looper, The Last Jedi) toured with Screen Machine at the start of 2020.

After the wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Plummer) seemingly commits suicide at his 85th birthday party, private detective Benoit Blanc (Craig) is hired by an unknown source to verify the facts. As he digs into the night of the crime and explores Harlan’s dysfunctional family relationships, Blanc is certain of foul play, and it’s up to him to uncover the truth.

Daniel Craig leads this ensemble cast brimming with hilarious and memorable performances. Together they draw you into this smart and sharp tale with twists that will defy your expectations and leave your jaw dropping to the floor.

“an ingeniously constructed film, which is thoroughly modern in its language and filled with so many twists it will make your head spin” The Independent

“a delicious challenge to well-trained armchair detectives” The Guardian

“Daniel Craig has a blast in a murderously fun whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie” The Telegraph

Director

Rian Johnson

Producer

Ram Bergman

Language

English

Subtitles

English

Country

USA

Studio

LionsGate

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