About the film
bureaucracy detective soviet union investigation based on true story serial killer corpse series of murders shallow grave communism 1980s
Release Date: February 25, 1995
|Slogan||:||«You don't want to know what he does... You just want to know when he's caught.»|
|Production Companies||:||HBO, Asylum Films, Citadel Entertainment|
|Producers||:||Joyce Nettles, Laura Bickford, Matthew Chapman, Robert Stone, Webster Stone, László Sipos, David R. Ginsburg, Timothy Marx, Hans Berggren, József Cirkó, Peter Seres, Adrianna A.J. Cohen, Éva Bognár, László Lakatos, Erzsebet Gaspar|
|Writers||:||Chris Gerolmo, Robert Cullen|
Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case.