I Am Not a Serial Killer
Director: Billy O’Brien
Writer: Billy O’Brien,Christopher Hyde
Based on: Dan Wells‘ novel
Cast: Max Records, Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser, Christina Baldwin, Karl Geary
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 27.9.2016
[Review by cornholio.]
John (Max Records) isn’t your typical teenager. Not only does his family – that is his mother April (Laura Fraser) and his aunt Margaret (Christina Baldwin) – run the local funeral home and John loves to help out there with the dead bodies, he was also diagnosed with sociopathy, so he’s constantly worrying that he might end up being the serial killer sociopaths in movies always turn out to be. But then John comes to believe that an actual serial killer has come to John’s hometown and since nobody believes him, he will have to actually hunt him down.
I Am Not a Serial Killer was one of my favorites of the /slash this year. It’s a film filled with surprising perspectives on old tropes and really great characters, played by a wonderful cast.