Se7en

Friday, April 21
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2hr 07mins // directed by:David Fincher // featuring:Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow // 35mm

Gluttony. Greed. Sloth. Pride. Lust. Envy. Wrath.

In an unidentified city rife with urban and moral decay, two homicide detectives, retiring veteran William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) and newly transferred David Mills (Brad Pitt), hunt for a serial killer who meticulously stages each murder based on one of the seven deadly sins.

The unlikely partners — Somerset, steady, calm, weary of the horrors of the city, Mills, young, impatient, cocky — must try to sort through the killer’s cryptic methods and intricately concealed clues as the elusive John Doe stays one step ahead. 

From its now-iconic opening title sequence – a mash-up of scratched frames, jittery titles, and disjointed imagery set to a remix of Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” – through to its shattering concluding twist, director David Fincher’s dark, stylish thriller is brilliantly disturbing.