Dark Tourist (aka The Grief Tourist)

SYNOPSIS:

[noun] • one who visits the scene of a violent crime or tragedy. A lonely man's obsession takes him to horrific murder scenes, but on this journey he is unable to control his rancid sexual impulses, and his grip on reality deteriorates into a violent despair.

STARRING:

Michael Cudlitz (Running Scared), Melanie Griffith (Lolita, Working Girl), Pruitt Taylor Vince (Wild at Heart, Constantine), Suzanne Quast

GENRE(S):

Thriller, Drama, Crime

RUNTIME: (93 Min)

DIRECTED BY:

Suri Krishnamma

PRODUCED BY:

Zachery Bryan, Michael Cudlitz, Frank John Hughes, Suzanne DeLaurentiis

WRITTEN BY:

Frank John Hughes

YEAR: 2013

FORMAT:

HD & 5.1

LANGUAGES: 

English

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Long Synopsis

A provocative and chilling story of Jim Tahna, a graveyard shift security guard and avid grief tourist. In pursuit of this bleak and complex hobby, Tahna travels to a small town in California to visit places of intense human suffering and tragedy, rooted in the life of a 1960's serial killer with whom he is obsessed. His own fragile grip on reality slowly deteriorates as he encounters a sultry prostitute and a lonely waitress who threaten to unleash his darkest secrets and hidden desires. Told in a gritty, hypnotic and hauntingly dark style, Krishnamma exposes us to a twisted labyrinth inside the mind of a man in free fall. As Jim ultimately crumbles under the stress of his inner demons THE GRIEF TOURIST is brought to its brutal and shocking conclusion.