"Who shot Psilander?" tells the story of Valdemar Psilander who became the first actor in history to experience global fame as the world's first major movie star. Through his life story that was tragically cut short we are taken back to the times of the breakthrough of modern technologies like film, cameras and cars in the beginning of the 20th century. It's a time of great prosperity, globalization and development that bares remarkable resemblance to the world of today. But it is also a time of war.