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• R1: Jul 11, 2000
Rated R for strong, graphic violence and related language.
1 hour, 43 minutes
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• Citizen X
|Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Murder, Suspense, Serial Killer, True Story, Investigation, Detectives, Disturbing, Cannibals, Psychos, Prison|
Tagline: You don't want to know what he does... You just want to know when he's caught.
Plot: This acclaimed drama, starring Irish actor Stephen Rea, tells the true story of one Soviet policeman's crusasde to capture a serial killer. But Detective Burakov has a problem: according to the government bureaucrats, communist Russia doesn't spawn such murderers -- that distinction belongs solely to the capitalist west. So they hinder every one of Burakov's efforts, which include contacting FBI experts who have worked extensively on such cases.
Meanwhile, even as the frustrated detective continues to fight the entrenched powers, victims -- often youngsters -- continue to die...
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