Essential Killing

Vincent Gallo: hunter or prey?
Vincent Gallo, Emmanuelle Seigner and Zach Cohen
Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski

In 2008, after a twenty year-long sabbatical, Jerzy Skolimowski, 73 (“The Departure," 1967; “Deep End," 1970) returns to the director’s chair. That year he gave us “Four nights with Anna,” which went mostly unnoticed. With “Essential Killing” he unleashes a turban-donning Vincent Gallo (“Truth or Consequences, N.M.”) upon the snowy expanses of some unnamed East European Country in what has the ... more >