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U.S. Release Date: 2022-11-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: Mark Mylod
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Hong Chau, Rob Yang, Mark St. Cyr, Arturo Castro, Judith Light, Reed Birney, Paul Adelstein, Janet McTeer, Aimee Carrero, John Leguizamo, Nicholas Hoult, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rebecca Koon
A dark satire that skewers privilege and eviscerates the famous and wealthy, this film from director Mark Mylod takes no prisoners.