Kill by Inches

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Kill by Inches ★★ 1999

Strange and stylized story follows traumatized tailor Thomas Klamm (Salinger) who, as a child, was forced by his authortarian father (Powell) to literally eat a tape measure as punishment for a dispute with his sister. Since then, Tom finds a sexual thrill in the measurement of human bodies. Sister Vera (Cyr), also a tailor, suddenly shows up at Thomas' Brooklyn shop with her own special gifts and they play out their odd sibling rivalry. 85m/C VHS, DVD . FR Emmanuel Salinger, Myriam Cyr, Marcus Powell, Peter McRobbie; D: Diane Doniol-Valcroze, Arthur Flam; W: Diane Doniol-Valcroze, Arthur Flam; C: Richard Rutkowski; M: Geir Jenssen.