Interview with the Assassin

Critics Consensus

Barry is compellingly creepy as the self-named assassin.

66%

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Total Count: 58

56%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 1,318
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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.

Cast

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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Audience Reviews for Interview with the Assassin

  • Jun 06, 2008
    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 j Super Reviewer
  • Sep 11, 2007
    Intriguing enough mock doc about JFK's second shooter is propelled by performances.
    William G Super Reviewer
  • Oct 31, 2006
    Not a bad first film at all. I got a little hung up on the poor attention to detail of the case and there's a couple of moments which stretch credibility to breaking point. Still, dude went on to "The Illusionist" so it's actually a positive indie story for a change.
    J H Super Reviewer

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