Ten Monologues from the Lives of the Serial Killers

Ian Kerkhof Feature film - 1994 - 60 min.

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Experimental film in which ten monologues are used to illustrate the phenomenon of serial killer. Using a combination of authentic and fictional sound fragments, pornographic films and found footage, the film shows the context in which serial murders take place. Director Ian Kerkhof does not try to fathom the serial murderer, but rather makes a statement about disorder and decay in contemporary society. Kerkhof sees serial killers as symptomatic of the end of an era; their lack of motives reflects our waning faith in politics, religion and philosophy.

Credits

Director(s) Ian Kerkhof
Script Ian Kerkhof
Producer(s) Ian Kerkhof
Joost van Gelder
Production Company
Director of Photography
Joost van Gelder
Editing
Rene Hazekamp
Herbert van Drongelen
Sound on Set
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands