About

Loner Mark Lewis works at a film studio during the day and, at night, takes racy photographs of women. Also he's making a documentary on fear, which involves recording the reactions of victims as he murders them. He befriends Helen, the daughter of the family living in the apartment below his, and he tells her vaguely about the movie he is making. She sneaks into Mark's apartment to watch it and i...

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Directed by

Michael Powell

Written by

Leo Marks (Screenplay)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

What made this the most diabolical murder weapon ever used?

Cast

Keywords

photography cult film proto-slasher illegal prostitution cinematographer

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Lists

#297 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#338 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#78 on Top 100 British films BFI