Freddie, a socially withdrawn bank clerk and butterfly collector, decides to expand to collecting human specimens. That's where art student Miranda Grey comes in. Miranda matches wits with Freddie the icy psychopath.
Almost a love story.
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Did You Know?
In 1964 when this was filmed, there was huge upheaval in the British film industry, and Columbia's decision to film both this and King Rat
(1965) in Hollywood only added to these fears. See more
Where Freddie returns from the hospital, we can see the numbers from Miranda's calender on the wall in several shots. She had painted over the numbers to mark the passing of time earlier in the film. See more
I wouldn't be a good prisoner if I didn't try to escape.