Essential Killing

25/12/2009  |  84 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC


Vincent Gallo stars in this thriller by Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski. Mohammed (Gallo) is taken prisoner by American forces after killing three American soldiers in Afghanistan. He is transferred to a detention centre in an unspecified eastern European country for interrogation, but manages to escape his captors. Now, as an escaped convict in a hostile and unknown country, Mohammed is forced to take extreme measures in order to survive.

Contains strong violence and language, once very strong
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