The police are called to a murder scene and quickly discover that the murderer, the victim's son, is holed up in his house with two hostages. Through a series of interviews with both the murderer's fiancée and his theatre director the police piece together a picture of a man losing touch with reality. Written by
The Mystery Isn't Who. But Why.
Did You Know?
The film's official screening at the 2009 Venice Film Festival took place on Werner Herzog
's 67th birthday. See more
In the escalator scene, which takes place in Calgary but which was filmed at the San Diego Convention Center, one can clearly see a row of palm trees outside. See more
Do you want me to take the wheel Hank?
Detective Hank Havenhurst
No, no - it's no problem. I've driven halfway across the country with one hand.
"Corrido de Gabino Barreras"
Performed by Chavela Vargas
Written by Víctor Cordero
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