With its incredibly complex structure--which implicates the audience in the central character's crimes--PEEPING TOM is a remarkable examination of the psychology of filmmaking and film viewing, and one of the most disturbing films ever made.
Mark Lewis (Boehm), a focus-puller at a film studio, works part-time at a corner cigar store taking pornographic photos of women. One night, he approaches a prostitute on the street, goes to her apartment, and murders her while filming the event.
Mark rents out most of the house he owns, and a young tenant named Helen (Anna Massey) takes a liking to her landlord. When he screens movies of himself as a young boy, Helen is ...