BIFF 2020: 23. september - 1. oktober
Cinema Extraordinaire

Simon Killer

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Simon Killer
Frankrike / USA/ 2013/ 1 t. 45 min.
LANGUAGE:
Engelsk/ Fransk
UNDERTEKSTER:
ingen
CAST:
Brady Corbet, Nicolas Ronchi, Constance Rousseau, Lila Salet
DIRECTOR:
Antonio Campos
WRITER:
Antonio Campos, Brady Corbet, Mati Diop
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Joe Anderson
PRODUCER:
T. Sean Durkin, Josh Mond, Matt Palmieri
Psycho killer, Qu'est-ce que c'est?

SIMON KILLER is a neo-noir thriller which tells the story of how the apparently normal American boy Simon escapes to Paris due to a bruising break-up. In Paris he meets local prostitute Victoria, and the pair immediately falls in love. Simon devices a plan to free his girlfriend from the world of prostitution, and soon they are both involved in a scheme to blackmail one of her wealthy clients. As the story proceeds, we delve further into Simons dark and twisted mind.

 

Antonio Campos

ANTONIO CAMPOS born i New York in 1983. In addition to three critically acclaimed shorts, he has directed the features AFTERSCHOOL (2008) and SIMON KILLER. He is part of the production company Borderline Pictures, located in Brooklyn, with among others Sean Durkin, the director of MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE (2011).