In “The Killer,” David Fincher meticulously unveils the world of a hired assassin facing the collapse of his meticulously controlled existence. Adapted from Alexis “Matz” Nolent’s graphic novel, the film stands out as Fincher’s most personal work, showcasing his precision and obsession with detail. Michael Fassbender, portraying the nameless protagonist, delivers a chilling performance, capturing the essence of a lethal perfectionist. The narrative unfolds deliberately, providing an intimate look into the assassin’s mind and philosophically justifying his actions. When a mission goes awry, the protagonist deviates from his established rules, opting for a personal vendetta over escape. “The Killer” explores Fincher’s recurring themes of obsession, perfectionism, and power, supported by a stellar technical team. Despite the morally ambiguous protagonist, the film surprises with dark humor and a satirical commentary on a commodified, distracted world. Visit hdtoday for more!
The Killer | November 10, 2023 (United States)
Director: David FincherWriter: Alexis Nolent, Luc Jacamon, Andrew Kevin WalkerStars: Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton, Charles ParnellSummary: After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn't personal.
Countries: United StatesLanguages: English