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Interview with the Assassin (2002)



Critic Consensus: Barry is compellingly creepy as the self-named assassin.

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Movie Info

The old man who lives across the street, Walter Ohlinger (Raymond J. Barry), invites his neighbor, Ron Kobeleski (Dylan Haggerty), over because he has a secret that he's never told anyone: He claims he was the grassy knoll assassin who shot John F. Kennedy and wants Haggerty to document his confession. He has the bullet casing which he saved and says there is one witness left alive who can prove his story. The two search for the man that hired Ohlinger, but are thwarted by mysterious forces who seemingly wish to keep Ohlinger's story suppressed. Interview With the Assassin is shot almost completely from the perspective of Haggerty's video camera and it ties in a number of well-known Kennedy-assassination-related conspiracy theories, though doesn't mix them all up like Oliver Stone's JFK.

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Raymond J. Barry
as Walter Ohlinger
Dylan Haggerty (II)
as Ron Kobeleski
Renee Faia
as Karen Kobeleski
Kelsey Kemper
as Sharon Kobeleski
Dennis Lau
as Steven Wu
Jared McVay
as Jimmy Jones
Christel Khalil
as Babysitter
Kate Williamson
as Walter's Ex-Wife
Jack Tate
as John Seymour Jr.
Nick Mize
as Gary Deetz
James Hiser
as Alan Delvecchio
Mike Wood
as Marine Guard
Darrell Sandeen
as John Seymour Sr.
Evan O'Meara
as Secret Service Agent No. 1
Robert Samuel Thompson
as Secret Service Agent No. 2
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Critic Reviews for Interview with the Assassin

All Critics (58) | Top Critics (20)

I haven't yet decided whether Burger is exposing our paranoia or exploiting it, but if people are more inclined to believe him than the Warren Report, is that his fault?

March 30, 2009 | Full Review…

Interview With the Assassin is a satisfying picture that like a pot of water on the stove keeps heating up until it explodes.

January 1, 2009 | Full Review…

There are no big-name actors and no fancy camera work. But that's what makes it interesting.

March 13, 2003 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

This film offers a compelling scenario of what could have happened.

November 26, 2002 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

[Barry] gives Assassin a disquieting authority.

November 22, 2002

Begins as a promising meditation on one of America's most durable obsessions but winds up as a slender cinematic stunt.

November 22, 2002 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Interview with the Assassin

loved the concept....effective camera work and superior acting by Barry..this makes the film all the more believable and is a chilling variation on the JFK conspiracy

alan jay
alan jay

Super Reviewer

Intriguing enough mock doc about JFK's second shooter is propelled by performances.

William Goss
William Goss

Super Reviewer

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