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Nicolas Pesce and Christopher Abbott on Piercing and the heart-pounding appeal of thrillers

Based on the Ryû Murakami novel of the same name, Piercing is a pitch-black thriller from director Nicolas Pesce and Christopher Abbott (Girls, First Man) about a man who decides to murder a random sex worker in a hotel room, for unclear reasons. Ahead of the Piercing’s premiere, we spoke with Pesce and Abbott about the film, and why audiences love thrillers.

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