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By James Whittington, Sunday 20th July 2014
Horror Channel has some incredible UK TV premieres this August: Dear My Gacy, based on Jason Moss's memoir about prolific serial killer John Wayne Gacy, giallo-inspired thriller Amer and Mark Vadik’s reality-based Cyrus: Mind Of A Serial Killer (pictured).
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August 9th - Dear Mr Gacy
The movie Dear Mr. Gacy, a true story based on the book The Last Victim, explores the experiences of 18-year-old college student Jason Moss (played by Jesse Moss) and his relationship with notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy (played by William Forsythe). What follows is a twisted psychological game of cat and mouse between two master manipulators, in which Jason’s life is turned upside down and Gacy discovers new dimensions within himself. A true story from the producer of Monster.
August 16th - Amer
An artful masterpiece that gallio fans will absolutely not want to miss. Co-directors Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani have created an immaculately flawless valentine to the 70s thriller genre. Recreating the motifs, clichés and visual codes from the vintage Italian back catalogue, the Belgian-based duo unfold a virtually dialogue free tale of frightening obsession, sexual sensation and stunning black-gloved murder. Starring Cassandra Foret and Charlotte Eugene-Guibbaud.
August 30th - Cyrus: Mind Of A Serial Killer
A television reporter gets the lead of a lifetime while investigating the case of a Midwestern serial killer in this brutal horror yarn inspired by actual events. Shortly after learning that more than 200 college students have gone missing in a rural area of the American Midwest, Maria Sanchez (Danielle Harris) receives a call from a man (Lance Henriksen) claiming to personally know the killer. As the stranger speaks of irrepressible bloodlust, the terrifying story of Cyrus (Brian Krause) slowly comes into focus.
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