The Element of Crime

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The Element of Crime

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The Element of Crime

Release Date: May 18, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama, Science Fiction
Production Companies    :   Det Danske Filminstitut, Per Holst Filmproduktion
Director    :   Lars von Trier
Producers    :   Per Holst, Sanne Arnt Torp, Per Årman, Liz Cassidy
Writers    :   Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel
RunTime    :   104 mins.

Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the field of criminology. Fisher begins to use Osbourne's technique, which involves empathizing with serial killers; however, as the detective becomes increasingly engrossed in this method, things take a disturbing turn.

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