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Zodiac (2007)
"There's more than one way to lose your life to a killer"
Based on the Robert Graysmith books about the real life notorious Zodiac, a serial killer who terrorized San Francisco with a string of seemingly random murders during the 1960s and 1970s.
Jake Gyllenhaal Robert Graysmith
Mark Ruffalo Inspector David Toschi
Anthony Edwards Inspector William Armstrong
Robert Downey Jr. Paul Avery
Brian Cox Melvin Belli
John Carroll Lynch Arthur Leigh Allen
Richmond Arquette Zodiac 1 & 2
Bob Stephenson Zodiac 3
John Lacy Zodiac 4
Chloë Sevigny Melanie
Ed Setrakian Al Hyman
John Getz Templeton Peck
John Terry Charles Thieriot
Candy Clark Carol Fisher
Elias Koteas Sgt. Jack Mulanax
Dermot Mulroney Captain Marty Lee
Donal Logue Captain Ken Narlow
June Raphael Mrs. Toschi
Ciara Hughes Darlene Ferrin
Lee Norris Mike Mageau (Young)
Patrick Scott Lewis Bryan Hartnell
Pell James Cecilia Shepard
Philip Baker Hall Sherwood Morrill
David Lee Smith Father
Jason Wiles Lab Tech Dagitz
Charles Schneider Cabbie / Paul Stine
James Carraway Shorty
Tom Verica Jim Dunbar
Jimmi Simpson Mike Mageau
Doan Ly Belli's Housekeeper
Karina Logue Woman
Joel Bissonnette Inspector Kracke
Zach Grenier Mel Nicolai
John Mahon Riverside Captain
Matt Winston John Allen
Jules Bruff Catherine Allen
John Ennis Terry Pascoe
J. Patrick McCormack Police Commissioner
Adam Goldberg Duffy Jennings
James LeGros Officer George Bawart (as James Le Gros)
Charles Fleischer Bob Vaughn
Clea DuVall Linda del Buono
Paul Schulze Sandy Panzarella
Adam Trese Detective #1
Penny Wallace Mulanax's Secretary
John Hemphill Donald Cheney
Michel Francoeur Man on Marquee
Thomas Kopache Copy Editor #1
Barry Livingston Copy Editor #3
Christopher John Fields Copy Editor #4 (as Christopher Fields)
Geoff Callan Patrolman Zelms (uncredited)
Mitchell Fink Reporter (uncredited)
Betty Murphy Informant (uncredited)
Brett Rickaby Detective Roy (uncredited)
Jack Samson Young David Graysmith
Micah Sauers David Graysmith
Zachary Sauers Aaron Graysmith
Bill Seward TV News Anchor (uncredited)
Ione Skye Kathleen Johns (uncredited)
Cassius Willis Uniform Cop (uncredited)
Shane Woodson Informant (uncredited)
Producer: Ceán Chaffin,Brad Fischer,Mike Medavoy,Arnold Messer,James Vanderbilt
Writer: James Vanderbilt,Robert Graysmith
Good, but not what you'd expect
Usually when a film gets made about a media grabbing unsolved crime, the resulting movie tends to be overtly sensational and at best remotely connected to what really happened. Considering that director David Fincher's last film about a serial killer was the gripping but deeply disturbing Se7en, his take on the Zodiac killer almost seemed primed to be an extreme, nail-biting thriller.

Instead what he's given us is a well argued thesis on the possible identity of the Zodiac. While there are some very intense scenes, Fincher takes a somewhat unexpected approach on the subject. All of the killings take place pretty early on in the movie, with the bulk of the story centering on the actual investigation into the killer by both the cops and a cartoonist who becomes obsessed with the case. In fact, the depictions of the murders are done in a manner that is fairly reverent towards the victims while still conveying the cruelty of them.

Some people may find themselves disappointed by this two and a half hour epic if they go in expecting the usual serial killer fare. But it's a must see for any fan of Fincher's work, or anybody who likes a good detective story.

Nr of disks/tapes:2
Storage device:Divx 5
Imdb rating: 7.9
Musician: David Shire
Running time: 158 min
Subtitles: Svenska
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Last modified: 2008-01-06 02:33:57