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Piercing / Paradise City and YL Pictures Co. present in association with Memento Films International & Borderline Presents production ; written & directed by Nicolas Pesce.


Pesce, Nicolas, 1990- film director, screenwriter. (Added Author).
Abbott, Christopher, 1986- actor. (Added Author).
Wasikowska, Mia, 1989- actor. (Added Author).
Costa, Laia, 1985- actor. (Added Author).
Pierce, Wendell, actor. (Added Author).
Lustick, Dakota, actor. (Added Author).
Ireland, Marin, actor. (Added Author).
Dizzia, Maria, 1974- actor. (Added Author).
Murakami, Ryū, 1952- Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Piasshing. (Added Author).
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
Paradise City (Firm), production company. (Added Author).
YL Pictures, production company. (Added Author).
Memento Films, production company. (Added Author).
Borderline Presents (Firm), production company. (Added Author).
Based on the novel by Ryu Murakami ; produced by Josh Mond, Antonio Campos, Schuyler ; written and directed by Nicolas Pesce. (Cast).

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Main DVD Piercing (Text) 31307024183917 New Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Based on the novel by Ryu Murakami.
Wide screen
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Based on the novel by Ryu Murakami ; produced by Josh Mond, Antonio Campos, Schuyler ; written and directed by Nicolas Pesce.
Participant or Performer Note:
Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa, Wendell Pierce, Dakota Lustick, Marin Ireland, Maria Dizzia.
Summary, etc.:
Reed leaves his wife and infant son to go on a business trip when he₂s actually planning a meticulous murder. He checks into a hotel and calls a prostitute as his unsuspecting victim. But Jackie is more than he bargained for, and after an unexpected disruption, the balance of power sways. Who's playing whom? As the night wears on, it becomes a nightmare of blood that will bond the two forever.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for aberrant violent and sexual content, nudity, and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; region 1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Murderers > Drama.
Prostitutes > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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