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A Demon in My View (1991)

Der Mann nebenan (original title)
A strangler known as the Kenbourne Killer has been murdering streetwalkers for 25 years. The police set out to track him down.

Director:

Petra Haffter

Writers:

Ruth Rendell (novel), Petra Haffter (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Perkins ... Arthur Johnson
Uwe Bohm Uwe Bohm ... Anthony Johnson
Sophie Ward ... Helen Schweizer
Stratford Johns ... Stanley Caspian
Brian Bovell Brian Bovell ... Winston Mervin
Deborah Lacey ... Linthea
James Aubrey ... Brian Kotowsky
Carole Hayman Carole Hayman ... Vesta Kotowsky
Choy-Ling Man Choy-Ling Man ... Li-Li Chan
Michael Simkins ... Jonathan Dean
Hans Peter Hallwachs Hans Peter Hallwachs ... Roger Schweizer
Charmian May Charmian May ... Aunt Gracie
Nick Dawney Nick Dawney ... Little Arthur
Leon Black Leon Black ... Leroy
Simon Bright Simon Bright ... Steve
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A strangler known as the Kenbourne Killer has been murdering streetwalkers for 25 years. The police set out to track him down.

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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

28 October 1992 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Germany See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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This is Anthony Perkins' final movie appearance. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Johnson: I have nothing to hide - my life's an open book.
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Featured in Svengoolie: A Demon in My View (1998) See more »

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Anthony Perkins pays the rent...and what's wrong with that?
18 February 2007 | by raegan_butcherSee all my reviews

Toward the end of his tragically short life, after being blacklisted by scumbag cowards in Hollywood because of his HIV positive status, Anthony Perkins had to pay the rent somehow and so, being offered nothing but a steady stream of PSYCHO rip-offs and twitchy lunatic roles(which he'd been turning down for years) he finally relented and took jobs like "Edge of Sanity" and "A Demon in My View" to try to put a little money in the bank for his wife and kids before he shuffled off this mortal coil.

"A Demon in My View" unlike "Edge of Sanity"( which is awful garbage) is a decent film and not a bad note for Perkins to go out on at all; the film is a faithful adaptation of Ruth Rendell's novel about a man who , let's face it, has a lot of similarities to a certain Motel keeper from somewhere out west; a predilection for killing people would be the biggest, I suppose, but hanging out with inanimate objects (in this case department store mannequins)and forming deep emotional attachments to them is another; I imagine Perkins could do stuff like this in his sleep and its to his credit that he resists going the full-tilt Klaus Kinski route (think CRAWLSPACE)and makes his character a shade more interesting than the usual Norman Bates clone.


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