October 17, 2012

William Friedkin's 'Killer Joe' to hit UK Blu and DVD

Expect fireworks on November 5th, as eOne release the William Friedkin directed Killer Joe to Blu-ray and DVD in the UK. The neo=noir thriller stars Matthew MCConaughey, Emile Hirsch and Gina Gerschon.

When small-time drug dealer Chris Smith finds himself seriously in debt to his supplier, he hatches a plan to have his estranged mother killed in order to claim the $50,000 life insurance due to be paid to his younger sister, Dottie. To do the job, he hires Killer Joe Cooper, a creepy, corrupt and crazy Dallas cop who Chris is informed moonlights as a professional hit man. Unable to pay Joe’s fee upfront, Chris agrees to provide a “retainer” in the form of Dottie, with whom Joe has immediately become besotted. However, following the murder of his mother, Chris’ plan begins to unravel in a series of unexpected twists involving the interference of his father’s new wife, Sharla, and the development of an unlikely bond between Joe and Dottie.

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