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The Fool Killer

Directed by Servando González
Mexico, United States, 1965


A 12-year-old boy roams the post-Civil War South with a philosophical axe murderer. Based on the novel by Helen Eustis.

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The Fool Killer Directed by Servando González

Critics reviews

Adapted from Helen Eustis’ eponymous novel, and recalling The Night of The Hunter (1955), this independent film plays like a Southern Gothic fairy tale, one that González (a subject for further research if ever there was one) directs with a brass, punchy approach.
August 17, 2016
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