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The Mo Brothers 'Killers' screens in Sundance's Park City at Midnight section

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The filmmaking duo of Kimo Stamboel and Timo Tjahjanto (known as "The Mo Brothers") will premiere their psychological thriller "Killers" at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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Based on story by Tjahjanto (who co-directed the "V/H/S/2" segment “Safe Haven”) and Takuji Ushiyama, "Killers" follows two serial killers who post their violent crimes online in a psychotic battle for notoriety, which leads to an eventual face to face confrontation.

Here's the Sundance synopsis:

Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic robbers. When each posts videos of his violent sprees online, the pair find one another on the Internet and begin a toxic and competitive duel. While Bayu clings to the hope that he can resume a normal life, Nomura continues to spill blood without remorse. Killing, advises Nomura, is something everyone ought to consider.

Tjahjanto and Kimo Stromboel, first caught our attention with their standout slasher short "Alone" in 2003, and then again with Dara in 2007. In 2009, with financing from Singapore, they completed the collaboration film Macabre (also known as "Dara’s House"), earning invitations from numerous film festivals worldwide and a win as best actress for Shareefa Daanish at the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.

"Killers" will make its world premiere in the “Park City at Midnight” section of the Sundance Film Festival on January 20.

For more info visit: http://filmguide.sundance.org/event/films/category/MID

SOURCE: Sundance Film Festival

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