Could they, should they have known? As a young man, Jeffrey Dahmer became a notoriously gruesome serial killer, the so-called ‘Milwaukee Cannibal’. My Friend Dahmer hones in on Jeffrey’s high school years and reveals a hunched, awkward and worryingly alcoholic teenager. He fits in with his peers... up to a point. This intelligent origin story is conveyed in a striking visual style (the source is a terrific 2012 graphic novel), and has much to say about what is considered rational or normal. Smart, intelligent cinema about an almost mythical killer.

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