Essential Killing (2012)

Essential Killing was released on DVD on January 24, 2012
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In an award-winning performance (Best Actor, Venice Film Festival), Vincent Gallo (Buffalo ’66) plays Mohammed, a Taliban fighter captured by the US military in Afghanistan after a violent desert attack goes awry. While being transported to a secret detention center in Europe, the vehicle crashes and he suddenly finds himself free. But his newfound freedom quickly disappears as he is relentlessly pursued in a snow-blanketed forest by an army that does not “officially” exist.

A critically acclaimed, thinking-man’s action thriller from director Jerzy Skolimowski (The Shout), ESSENTIAL KILLING tells the story of one man’s struggle for survival, where morality has no place as he confronts the necessity to kill in order to survive.

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US DVD Release Date January 24, 2012
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 83 Minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date January 24, 2012
Actors Vincent Gallo, Emmanuelle Seigner, David L. Price
Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
Studio New Video
MPAA Not-Rated (R)
Genre(s) Action, Suspense
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