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Review: Maniac (2012)

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Frank Zito (Elijah Wood) is a prolific serial killer, taking out the city’s finest looking women, one at the time. Desperately trying to connect and have a “normal” relationship, he is unable to undress a woman without scalping her afterwards. Plagued by childhood trauma induced schizophrenia and stuck in the Oedipal phase Frank descends deeper and deeper into his own madness. One sunny day he meets Anna (Nora Arnezeder) a fresh-faced, blonde photographer weirdly, but genuinely interested in his mannequins. As expected Frank’s hopes for a romantic happy ending are compromised by his insanity, his unhealthy jealousy, and the fact that he is a raging maniac.  Continue reading