DVD: Ulli Lommel's KILLER PICKTON, starring Curtis Graan, Jillian Swanson, Heidi Rhodes, Kate Hacket

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Peacock Films Pty. Ltd. plans to release Ulli Lommel's Killer Pickton on DVD in Australia in October. The movie is a fictionalized account of the real-life serial murder of "as many as 125 Vancouver-based prostitutes and drug addicts over a twenty-year period" - although by the standards of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), it may constitute a "non-fiction film"/"documentary" (cf. J.T. Petty's S&man).

According to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), the screenplay for Killer Pickton was written by Lommel and Jeff Frentzen; the movie stars Curtis Graan, Jillian Swanson, Heidi Rhodes, Kate Hackett, Anjeanette Stairs, Lauren Kruskall, Jill Pennington, Frank Godek, Marilyn Cortez, and Victoria Holland.

Here's a synopsis for Killer Pickton from Peacock Films' website: [censored by the Government of Canada]

Here's a synopsis for Killer Pickton from the website of production company The Shadow Factory Inc.: [censored by the Government of Canada]

Those who are interested in Killer Pickton may also wish to read this ScreenAnarchy recap of the previous ScreenAnarchy articles on Joel Bender's Karla and Hiromu Nakamura's Concrete (Konkurîto) - a.k.a. "Schoolgirl in Cement".

Killer Pickton Australian DVD cover (112 KB JPEG)
Peacock Films: Killer Pickton
The Shadow Factory: Killer Pickton
The Globe and Mail: "Horror film based on Pickton due out before trial"

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