Interview With a Serial Killer is a 1994 British dramatic thriller directed by Chris Jones. In the film, Ellen Carter's (Harriet Robinson) life is in shambles. Once upon a time, she was highly respected as a best-selling novelist. Unfortunately for her, she has not been able to write a single word since her husband disappeared without a trace five years ago. On top of everything else, the police still believe she may be responsible for his disappearance. Just when Ellen thinks her life can't get any worse, she gets a new tenant, Leslie Steckler (Peter Firth), who turns out to be nothing but problems for Ellen. Leslie approaches Ellen with an unusual ultimatum. If she declines to do as he asks her, he will expose a secret she has kept. Ellen does not want to help Leslie, but she fears she has no other choice. Who will win between Leslie and Ellen?