Interview With the Assassin


1h 28m 2002

Brief Synopsis

An out-of-work TV reporter/cameraman, Dylan Haggerty, stumbles upon the story of the century when his mysterious old ex-Marine neighbor, Walter Ohlinger, tells him on camera that he was the second gunman on the legendary "grassy knoll" in Dallas who actually killed John F. Kennedy. Walter, who is de

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
Magnolia Pictures; Magnolia Pictures; Showtime Home Entertainment
Location
Washington, DC, USA; Dallas, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

An out-of-work TV reporter/cameraman, Dylan Haggerty, stumbles upon the story of the century when his mysterious old ex-Marine neighbor, Walter Ohlinger, tells him on camera that he was the second gunman on the legendary "grassy knoll" in Dallas who actually killed John F. Kennedy. Walter, who is deteriorating from cancer, asserts that Lee Harvey Oswald was set up as a patsy, while he carried out the mission. This leads Dylan into a race to prove the 'second gunman' claim, which could finally close the books on one of the most researched conspiracy theories of all time. The search sends them from Dallas to Washington, D.C.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
Magnolia Pictures; Magnolia Pictures; Showtime Home Entertainment
Location
Washington, DC, USA; Dallas, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 2002 (Shown at the Tribeca Film Festival May 8-12, 2002.)

Released in United States on Video June 17, 2003

Released in United States Fall November 15, 2002

Released in United States Fall November 15, 2002

Released in United States May 2002

Released in United States on Video June 17, 2003

Shown at the Tribeca Film Festival May 8-12, 2002.

Feature directorial debut for Neil Burger.