Oppenheimer’s Cillian Murphy confessed to being a fan of this ultra cult French film

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Cillian Murphy revealed her favorite films, and among them is an emblematic French film.

Since July 19, Oppenheimer hits theaters and is Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited latest feature film. The press reviews are already excellent, with a score of 89 on Metacritic and 94% on Rotten Tomatoes. Already, some are talking about a masterpiece even if the length of the film (3 hours) and its density did not please everyone.

As a reminder, Oppenheimer illustrates the life of the scientist J.Robert Oppenheimer, known for being the “father of the atomic bomb” by being the head of the Manhattan Project. For this feature film, it’s a five-star cast including Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Emily Blunt (Edge of Tomorrow), Matt Damon (Will Hunting), Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) and above all, Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders).

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One of Cillian Murphy’s favorite films is French!

Oppenheimer’s lead actor, Cillian Murphy, has previously spoken out about his favorite movies of all time. Among the five cities, one of them is French! Here is his ranking:

Scarecrow (Jerry Schatzberg, 1973)

MeanStreets (Martin Scorsese, 1973)

Hatred (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995)

The Butcher Boy (Neil Jordan, 1997)

The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)

Hatred is one of his favorite films. For those who don’t know, this feature film was released in 1995 and was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz (The Crimson Rivers, Gothika) with Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, Said Taghmaoui in the main roles. Recently, Cillian Murphy mentioned this film again in a video for
Konbini :

I showed it to my kids recently, they were completely blown away. I find it a masterpiece. It hasn’t aged, it’s still just as relevant. It was shot brilliantly. (…) I saw it in 1995, I was not even an actor yet. I just liked the cinema. I had a La Haine t-shirt and all. I had bought a special edition of the DVD. I was obsessed with this movie. And the music… Its soundtrack is absolutely incredible.

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Oppenheimer’s Cillian Murphy confessed to being a fan of this ultra cult French film