Citizen X

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Citizen X is a 1995 American television film which covers the efforts of detectives in the Soviet Union to capture an unknown serial killer of women and children in the 1980s, and the successive bureaucratic obstacles they consistently encounter. read more
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Citizen X is a 1995 American television film which covers the efforts of detectives in the Soviet Union to capture an unknown serial killer of women and children in the 1980s, and the successive bureaucratic obstacles they consistently encounter. The film is based upon the true story of Soviet serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, who was convicted in 1992 of the murder of 52 women and children committed between 1978 and 1990. It stars Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, and Max Von Sydow.

Original Release

02/25/1995

Cast

Stephen Rea Lt. Viktor Burakov
Donald Sutherland Col. Mikhail Fetisov
Max von Sydow Dr. Alexandr Bukhanovsky
Jeffrey DeMunn Andrei Chikatilo
Joss Ackland Bondarchuk
John Wood Gorbunov
Imelda Staunton Mrs. Burakov
Radu Amzulescu Federenko
András Bálint Ignatiev
Géza Balkay Procurator
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Chris Gerolmo

Writers

Robert Cullen, Chris Gerolmo

Cast

Stephen Rea Lt. Viktor Burakov
Donald Sutherland Col. Mikhail Fetisov
Max von Sydow Dr. Alexandr Bukhanovsky
Jeffrey DeMunn Andrei Chikatilo
Joss Ackland Bondarchuk
John Wood Gorbunov
Imelda Staunton Mrs. Burakov
Radu Amzulescu Federenko
András Bálint Ignatiev
Géza Balkay Procurator
Ion Caramitru Tatevsky
Imre Csuja Front Detective
László Váradi Balogh Peasant
Zsolt Biro Older Gay Man
Balázs Csapo Gayy Partner
Zoltán Dózsa Execution Guard
Jozsa Elek Burakov's Daughter
Marton Elek Burakov's Son
Murray Ewan Office Manager
Klára Falvay Peasant

Producers

Laura Bickford Executive Producer
Matthew Chapman Executive Producer
David R. Ginsburg Executive Producer
Timothy Marx Producer
Robert Stone Producer
Webster Stone Producer

Editors

William Goldenberg

1996 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Casting Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Won
1995 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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