• Citizen X (2006)

Citizen X

Release Date: June 12th, 2006

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2000

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

In the 1980s, serial killer Andrei Chikatilo (Jeffrey DeMunn) embarks on an eight-year killing spree, murdering 52 people. Lt. Viktor Burakov (Stephen Rea) wants to put a stop to the killings, but the Soviet bureaucracy obstructs him at every turn, insisting a Communist Party member could not be the killer. Burakov is determined to catch Chikatilo, aided only by his cynical superior (Donald Sutherland) and a frightened but determined psychiatrist (Max von Sydow) in this true story.

Cast: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn, John Wood, Joss Ackland, Radu Amzulescu, Ralph Nossek

Director: Chris Gerolmo

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: HBO Films

Keywords: Murder, Pursuit, Quest, Investigation, 1980s, Dark

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie
Nominated Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie