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 ... See full summary »
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 »
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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When you can feel your heart beating faster while you're watching a thriller, you know it has done its job! Apart from some questionable plot devices (does it really take entire MONTHS for computers in London to get a positive fingerprint match?), "Interview With A Serial Killer" is a compelling thriller that makes the most of its small budget and benefits from unusual storytelling techniques and two excellent performances by Harriet Robinson and Peter Firth; they both (and especially the former) look and sound like real people, not like standard movie creations. To get an idea of how good this movie really is, try comparing it with the somewhat similar American thriller "Where Sleeping Dogs Lie", which was made one year earlier, with a larger budget and much more "name" stars, including Sharon Stone. "Interview..." easily comes out on top. (***)
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