SK1 (film)

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L’ Affaire SK1 poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Frédéric Tellier
Produced by Julien Leclercq
Julien Madon
Julien Deris
Franck Elbase
David Gauquie
Nicolas Lesage
Etienne Mallet
Written by David Oelhoffen
Frédéric Tellier
Starring Raphaël Personnaz
Nathalie Baye
Olivier Gourmet
Michel Vuillermoz
Music by Christophe La Pinta
Frédéric Tellier
Cinematography Mathias Boucard
Edited by Mickael Dumontier
Labyrinthe Films
Movie Pictures
France 3 Cinéma
Cinéfrance 1888
SND Films
Mondatta Films
Bethsabée Mucho
Distributed by SND
Release date
  • 25 August 2014 (2014-08-25) (Angoulême)
  • 7 January 2015 (2015-01-07) (France)
Running time
120 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $6.2 million[1]
Box office $2.6 million[2]

SK1 (French: L'Affaire SK1), known in the US as Serial Killer 1, is a 2014 French thriller drama film directed by Frédéric Tellier. The term "SK1" is a codename given by the police to the first serial killer who was identified and arrested via DNA analysis in France.[3]


The film chronicles the hunt and trial of a 1990s serial killer, dubbed "The Beast of the Bastille".



Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
César Awards[4] Best Adaptation David Oelhoffen and Frédéric Tellier Nominated
Best First Feature Film Nominated
Lumières Awards[5] Best Cinematography Matias Boucard Nominated
Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario[6] Best Adaptation Won


  1. ^ "L'Affaire SK1". JP's Box-Office.
  2. ^ "Serial Killer 1". Box Office Mojo.
  3. ^ "'SK1' ('L'Affaire SK1'): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  4. ^ "'Golden Years,' 'Marguerite,' 'Dheepan,' 'Mustang' Lead Cesar Nominations". Variety.
  5. ^ "Prix Lumières 2016 : Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse et Mustang en tête des nominations". AlloCiné. 4 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Prix et nominations : Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario 2016". AlloCiné.

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