Fictionalized account based on the actions of serial killer Dennis Nilsen.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Flag ...
Martin Byrne-Quinn ...
Joe
Geoffrey Greenhill ...
Inspector Simmons
Mark Hawkins ...
The Poor Boy
Andrew Edmans ...
Stephen
Jackie Cox ...
Julie Stay
Bill Merrow ...
Albert Green
Claire King ...
Prostitute
Eugene Cheese ...
Grandfather (as Paul Jay)
Deborah Manship ...
Mother
Gary Ewell ...
Young Jorden
Lol Coxhill ...
Priest
Joe Owen ...
Detective Taylor
Carlos Downie ...
Pick up in cafe
Malcolm Rogers ...
Forensic Officer
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Fictionalized account based on the actions of serial killer Dennis Nilsen.

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Low budget serial killer
30 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One has to admire the balls it took to make this movie. For a start, the atmosphere is cloying and intense, and if you've taken the time to track this movie down then chances are you probably know a little bit about it. Based on the crimes of British serial Killer Dennis Nielson, cold light of day is a slice of docu-drama little like anything you've ever seen before. i saw this on video in its 75 minute entirety, and it is a difficult movie to sit through. It makes you feel so uncomfortable, and tries, in its own way to present its characters with some compassion, but they are all so cold and pathetic that you squirm in your seat and wait for it to end. It took me a long time to track this little gem down, and it has had a couple of releases in the UK throughout the 1990's, but its a hard film to watch. Certainly a must for serial killer movie buffs or anyone interested in lensing their first movie, cold light of day is awkward and, in several places, downright unpleasant. Henry Portrait of a serial killer was gruesome, Cold Light of Day is a shiver than runs down your spine in the dead of night.


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