The Knife that Killed Me
- 1h 30min
- Directed by: Kit Monkman/Marcus Romer
- Cast: Jack McMullen, Reece Dinsdale, Jamie Shelton
- UK release: 24 October 2014
It's not a spoiler: Paul (McMullen) narrates the events that led to his fatal stabbing, as he started at a new school, fell in love, made friends but got pulled to the dark side. Made entirely on green-screen, it resembles a nightmarish urban cartoon; the stylised approach, initially remarkable, makes it hard to get involved. An interesting but flawed experiment.
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The Knife That Killed Me20 Oct 2014
Ambitious but flawed teen drama from Kit Monkman and Marcus Romer boasting a bold visual style
Given the title, it's no spoiler to say The Knife That Killed Me opens with a lethal stabbing. Paul Varderman (Jack McMullen) then narrates his way through the events that led to this fateful encounter with the blade: moving to Leeds after his mum dies…
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