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Landscape Suicide

Landscape Suicide

James Benning

1986 / U.S.A. / 92 min

i Saturday 19 March 18H30 Cinéma 2
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English Original Version Subtitled in French + introduction

Landscape Suicide examines the relationship between physical and psychological landscapes through a documentary reconstruction of two murder cases, one committed by a Californian teenager, Bernadette Protti, the other, by a Wisconsin man, Ed Gein, who inspired Hitchcock’s character, Norman Bates in Psycho. The killers’ roles are played by two actors, who read their statement/confession to the police.

Production : James Benning
Print source : Österreichisches Filmmuseum