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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.

Director:

Nicolas Pesce

Writers:

Ryû Murakami (novel), Nicolas Pesce
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for aberrant violent and sexual content, nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The yellow phone set in the hotel room is famous design awarded electronic phone set ETA 80, made by Iskra co., Yugoslavia from 1980. See more »

Quotes

Jackie: Can we eat first?
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Connections

Features Tenebrae (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Soneto of Love
Written and Produced by Ze Luis
Arranged by Eumir Deodato
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I was shouting GET ON WITH IT
27 January 2019 | by nemesis222See all my reviews

A very disappointing film........ Really didn't enjoy. I was looking forward to it from the trailer but just goes nowhere and makes very little sense...... Totally stupid actions and terrible characters go from one crap line to another. And then has the nerve to leave the viewer totally unsatisfied with a lazy ending that.......really isn't an ending at all. Avoid.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Piercing See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,752, 3 February 2019

Gross USA:

$15,856

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$149,211
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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