Citizen X
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Stephen Rea stars as a relentless Russian investigator in this made-for-cable thriller. Based on an actual case, this taut film tells the story of Burakov (Rea), a Russian forensic pathologist assigned to track down a brutal serial killer who is targeting young drifters. The nature of the assignment takes its toll on Burakov's personal life, as he tracks the killer for years despite the red-tape and bureaucracy of the Soviet state. Nominated for several awards overall that year, Donald Sutherland won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for his co-starring role as Rea's supportive… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

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"Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of the best serial killer movie i have seen"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"Fascinating and absorbing. One of HBO's finest made-for-cable flicks."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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