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Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1992)

1992, Florida, USA. Aileen Wuornos is claimed to be the world's first female serial killer.

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Jesse 'The Human Bomb' Aviles ...
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Nick Broomfield ...
Himself - Interviewer
Cannonball ...
Himself
Steve Glazer ...
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Brian Jarvis ...
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Stéphane Markcovich ...
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Michael McCarthy ...
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1992, Florida, USA. Aileen Wuornos is claimed to be the world's first female serial killer.

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Rated R for language and sexual references | See all certifications »
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4 February 1994 (USA)  »

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Aileen Wuornos: [In court] I wanna be back in prison. I don't care what the sentence is. I'm already on death row, I'm gonna see the chair, I don't... this is all re-electional purposes. This is not for nothing but to get you guys re-elected. And this is a bunch of bull-shit. This doesn't even need to happen. I'm trying to save tax payers money; you people don't care. You wanna press on with a jury and everything else to try to impress the public. And all I wanna do is go back to prison, wait for the chair, and...
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Followed by Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003) See more »

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Sunshine of your Love
Written by Jack Bruce/Pete Brown/Eric Clapton
Publisher: DRATLEAF
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The films of Nick Broomfield.
28 July 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1992) was the first film that Nick Broomfield made about America's "first female serial killer". We follow Nick Broomfield around the sleazy side of Florida (and of American culture)as he tries to learn more about Aileen Wuornos. We also learn about how everyone is out to get a piece of her fame and ride it until it's out of gas. Mr. Broomfield does everything he can to try and get an interview as well with the notorious serial killer. Will Nick Broomfield get his interview? Are people really this greedy and shallow? What drove Ms. Wuornos and why to Christian groups want her to die in IL' Sparky? Check it out!!

Not as compelling as the second film but it's still interesting. I would strongly recommend this film for documentary fans or those who enjoy Nick Broomfield's work.


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