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Plunging into dark depths of psychosis

For his first American feature, prolific British director Michael Winterbottom faithfully adapts Jim Thompson’s black hearted 1952 novel, The Killer Inside Me, as an unnervingly brutal and sordid film about violence against women.

5th June, 2010

For his first American feature, prolific British director Michael Winterbottom faithfully adapts Jim Thompson’s black hearted 1952 novel, The Killer Inside Me, as an unnervingly brutal and sordid film about violence against women.

Casey Affleck plays Lou Ford, a sheriff’s deputy in a small town in west Texas. Faithful, soft-spoken and impeccably well-mannered, there is nothing remarkable about Lou.

Engaged to be married to sweet-natured Amy (Kate Hudson), who loves him dearly,...

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