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    Psycho Killer

    This episode includes:

    Interview by Sebastian Marka
    The Piano Tuner by Olivier Treiner


    Interview
    Germany
    An ambitious reporter might have the scoop of his life in an interview with a possible serial killer named Tillmann. What motivates the killer to do what he does? Just as important of a question -- what motivates the reporter to ask the question? An even more important question -- what's inside the box Tillmann brought to the interview? An intense face-to-face thriller unravels more than one dark secret on both sides. Edited and directed by Sebastian Marka. Principal cast: Antje Widdra, Stephan Grossman, and Florian Panzer.
    - See the film's IMDb entry at imdb.com.

    The Piano Tuner
    France
    A piano prodigy shuns his career after a horrible audition and becomes a piano tuner, pretending to be blind to get better business. He becomes exposed to the intimate details of his clients' lives unbeknownst to them. One day he finds himself welcomed into a crime scene, and his charade becomes an edge-of-your-seat game of life and death. Written and directed by Olivier Treiner. The film won the French equivalent of the Academy Award for best short French film in 2012. Principal cast: Gregoire Leprince-Ringuet, Gregory Gadebois, and Daniele Lebrun.
    - To watch an interview with the director and lead actor, go to myfrenchfilmfestival.com.
    - See the film's IMDb entry at imdb.com.

    [Original air date: Mon, May 21, 2012]

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