Ellen Carter's career is on the rocks. She hasn't written a worthy novel since her husband went missing and she was suspected by the police of murdering him. To top it all off, she has ...
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Based on the real interview with Ted Bundy, a psychologist interviews a serial killer and asks him about the violent crimes he committed, what it's like to be on death row, and if he ... See full summary »
Don Joseph Chase
Ellen Carter's career is on the rocks. She hasn't written a worthy novel since her husband went missing and she was suspected by the police of murdering him. To top it all off, she has reason to believe that her new tenant Leslie Steckler is the serial killer responsible for a number of deaths in the region. But what she doesn't know is that, in the meantime, Steckler has discovered a little secret about her... Written by
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It was Harry Gregson-Williams' first feature-length film as a composer, who would later on became well-known for scoring the Shrek franchise and his frequent collaborations with Ben Affleck, and the Scott brothers (Tony & Ridley). See more »
I don't think you can judge a budget thriller with the same measures as you use to judge a thriller that cost tens of millions to make.
Cut out the helicopter explosions and car smash-ups chases. Reduce the number of locations to the absolute minimum. Then see what is left of a big-budget thriller. Usually very little. But in white angel - constructed cleverly around the limited resources that were available - there is a compelling narrative that never feels slow.
Maybe I see it this way because I am a writer and can see the elegance of what the film-makers have done in this case. A compelling story and a fine central performance make this a British psychological thriller well worth watching.
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