• Publication date: April 22, 2013

Deceiver

In an interrogation room with detectives Kennesaw and Braxton, hooked up to a polygraph machine, textile magnate Walter Wayland is answering questions to do with the death of a prostitute named Elizabeth, who was found in the park, cut in half. Besides his absinthe addiction, his suffering epilepsy, Wayland is also a compulsive liar who sometimes lapses into strange fits where he becomes zombie-like and violent…

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1997

MBC Max:

April 28, 2013 01:30 (KSA) ~ April 28, 2013 00:30 (CLT)

In an interrogation room with detectives Kennesaw (Michael Rooker) and Braxton (Chris Penn), hooked up to a polygraph machine, textile magnate Walter Wayland (Tim Roth) is answering questions to do with the death of a prostitute named Elizabeth (Renee Zellweger), who was found in the park, cut in half. Besides his absinthe addiction, his suffering epilepsy, Wayland is also a compulsive pathological liar who sometimes lapses into strange fits where he becomes zombie-like and violent.

The filthy-rich, never-do-good Wayland has enough money to dig up info on his interrogators- apparently the stern, self-righteous Kennesaw had an affair with Elizabeth to get back at his wife (Rosanna Arquette) for sleeping with another man. On the other hand, Braxton has a deepening debt due to his penchant for gambling, with mob bookie Mook (Ellen Burstyn) looking to collect…

Starring:

  • Tim Roth as Walter Wayland
  • Michael Rooker as Detective Kennesaw
  • Chris Penn as Detective Braxton
  • Roma Maffia as Detective Amos
  • Renee Zellweger as Elizabeth, the dead prostitute
  • Ellen Burstyn as Mook, the mob bookie
  • Rosanna Arquette as Kennesaw’s wife

Directed by:  Jonas Pate and Joshua Pate

Rating:  R for violence, language and some sexual content.