Thoroughbreds 15


Please note: This was screened in April 2018

Cory Finley
Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks
93 mins, 2017, USA

It's American Psycho meets Heathers in this deliciously dark and depraved psychodrama about two privileged American teens turned murderous misfits.

In a wealthy suburban Connecticut community, teens Amanda (Olivia Cooke) and Lily (Anya Taylor Joy) plot to free themselves of a problem: Lily's loathsome stepfather. The pair bring out one another's most destructive tendencies, and their ambitions around Lily's stepfather lead them to hire a local drug dealer (Anton Yelchin is superb in what would tragically be his last film role) to take matters into their own hands - but things don't quite go to plan...

A witty, wicked pedigree treat of a film, Thoroughbreds plunges you into a terrifyingly ice cold look into the lives of America's most privileged...

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