The Element of Crime

The Element of Crime (1984)

Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the field of criminology. Fisher begins to use Osbourne's technique, which involves empathizing with serial killers; however, as the detective becomes increasingly engrossed in this method, things take a disturbing turn.

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  • Release Date: 1984-05-18
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Director: Lars von Trier

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Cast

  • Michael Elphick

    Fisher

  • Esmond Knight

    Osborne

  • Me Me Lai

    Kim

  • Jerold Wells

    Kramer

  • Ahmed El Shenawi

    Therapist

  • Janos Hersko

    Coroner

  • Stig Larsson

    Coroner's Assistant

  • Harry Harper

    Portier 1

  • Roman Moszkowicz

    Portier 2

  • Lars von Trier

    Schmuck of Ages

  • Frederik Casby

    White Policeman

  • Duke Addabayo

    Black Policeman

  • Jon Bang Carlsen

    Angry Policeman

  • Leif Magnusson

    Hotel Guest

  • Preben Lerdorff Rye

    Grandfather

  • Camilla Overbye

    Lotto Girl 1

  • Maria Behrendt

    Lotto Girl 2

  • Mogens Rukov

    Librarian

  • Gotha Andersen

    Judge

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