I Am Not A Serial Killer
I Am Not A Serial Killer - Director Billy O'Brien

Irish Film Preview: Billy O’Brien’s I Am Not a Serial Killer

One of the more intriguing Irish Film Board supported films that will be released this year is  writer/director Billy O’Brien’s new supernatural-thriller I Am Not a Serial Killer.

The film, which is an adaptation of Dan Wells’ novel of the same name, follows a 15-year-old who is a diagnosed sociopath.  Due to being plagued by constant homicidal urges, he lives by a set of rules designed to keep his violent impulses in check.

The film, which shot in Minnesota, features Max Records (Where The Wild Things Are) in the lead, alongside Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future), and Laura Fraser (Breaking Bad).

Nick Ryan of Irish production company Floodland Pictures produce, with John McDonnell and Ruairi Robinson executive producer. The Tea Shop and Film Company’s James Harris and Mark Lane also produce. Financing comes from the Irish Film Board, Quickfire Films, and The Fyzz Facility.Robbie Ryan acts as director of photography on the film, with Starred Up‘s Nick Emerson editor. Post-production is being handled by EGG Post in Dublin.

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I Am Not a Serial Killer

Director: Billy O’Brien
Writer: Billy O’Brien, Christopher Hyde
Producers: Nick Ryan, James Harris, Mark Lane
Cinematographer: Robbie Ryan

Actors: Max Records, Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser

When a series of mysterious murders happen in Clayton, a small mid-west town, John Wayne Cleaver, a 16 year old obsessed with serial killers, is suspicious. Fearing he might become a serial killer himself, John makes a list of rules to prevent his inner demons from getting out of control. As the winter descends, what John uncovers takes a dark supernatural twist and he sets out to trap the murderer. He now risks breaking his own rules and releasing his own demons. And others may die if he cannot stop himself.[/infobox]