Plot & Details
It quickly becomes clear that hers is the first in a series of increasingly bizarre murders, with each victim's corpse marked by strange symbols. Professor and student join forces to try and crack the code, setting into motion an elaborate game with the killer with ever-increasing stakes. As Martin gets closer to the facts, he grows increasingly unhinged from his grasp on the world around him.
Based on Guillermo Martinez's award-winning novel, 'The Oxford Murders' is an edgy and intelligent thriller from cult-favorite director, Alex de la Iglesia.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Crime and Mystery
- Run Time: 110min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 08/06/2010
- DVD Release Date: 10/05/2010
- Distributor(s): Magnolia Pictures
- Director(s): Álex de la Iglesia
- Starring: Elijah Wood , John Hurt , Leonor Watling , Julie Cox , Jim Carter
- Themes: Amateur Sleuths,Teachers and Students,Murder Investigations
- Tone: Cerebral,Talky,Tense,Stylish,Literate
- Keywords: American [nationality], killer, landlady, mathematical-symbols, mathematics, murder, student
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (08-06-2010)
- Language: English