The Exorcist director return with black comedy thriller Killer Joe

PUBLISHED: 08:00 28 June 2012

Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe

Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe


BLACK comedy thriller Killer Joe (18) tells the tale of drug dealer Chris (Emile Hirsch), who has his valuable stash stolen by his mother.

Desperate and in debt, he hatches a plan to kill her for her life insurance, and is helped by crooked cop Detective Joe Cooper (played by Matthew McConaughey).

But things turn nasty when Chris’ sister forms a very strange relationship with the hit man.

Killer Joe, out tomorrow (Fri), is based on the play by Pulitzer winner Tracy Letts, and is a return for acclaimed director William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection).

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