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MANIAC Movie Trailer

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Here is the trailer from IFC Films upcoming film “MANIAC”. The film is directed by Franck Khalfoun and stars Elijah Wood and Nora Arnezeder.

IFC Midnight will release MANIAC theatrically @ The IFC Center and on VOD June 21st 2013


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Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank (Elijah Wood) is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna (Nora Arnezeder) appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank’s obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill. A 21st century Jack the Ripper set in present day L.A., Franck Khalfoun’s MANIAC, produced by Alexandre Aja (THE HILLS HAVE EYES, HAUTE TENSION), and composed by Rob of the band “Phoenix”, is a re-boot of the William Lustig cult film considered by many to be the most suspensseful slasher movie ever made – an intimate, visually daring, psychologically complex and projoundly horrific trip into the downward spiralling nightmare of a killer and his victims.