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• Shooting Locations
• USA: Jun 21, 2002
• UK: 13 Jan 2003
DVD Release Date
• R1: Aug 27, 2002
Rated R for aberrant violence, sexuality, language and some drug use.
1 hour, 41 minutes
Blockbuster Films, DEJ Productions, Peninsula Films Inc., Península Films, Two Left Shoes Films
Studio Peninsula Films
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• Dahmer (2002)
• The Mind Is a Place of Its Own
|Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Horror, Serial Killer, Suspense, Gay/Lesbian, Psychos, Cannibals, Biography, Psychodrama, True Story, Gore, Murder, Disturbing|
Tagline: The mind is a place of its own.
Plot: One of the most notorious serial killers in America was Wisconsin's Jeffrey Dahmer. Dahmer's exploits included killing 15 boys and resorting to cannibalism on their corpses. This biographical drama starring Jeremy Renner (TV's ZOE, DUNCAN, JACK & JANE) does not focus on the grisly details of the murders, rather it sets out to comprehend an alienated man who struggles with his own sexuality until driven disturbingly over his head. Writer/director David Jacobson has constructed a film very much in contrast to other Dahmer portrayals in its compassion for the deranged mind. The film uses flashbacks and very few characters to give a history of the serial killer's upbringing and details as to what drove him over the edge. The masterful use of time and a strong cast were additional tools Jabobson used to elevate this horrific drama. Featuring Bruce Davison and Artel
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Like the other two films in First Look's series this is a pretty spooky film and will be disturbing to some - but it's also the best of the three.
There's very little graphic grue on display - about the same as in 'Bundy', in fact - but the tone is nevertheless very grim and matter-of-fact.