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Release Date:
21 November 2003 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Nick Broomfield's second documentary on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing seven men in the state of Florida. This second installment includes the filmmaker's testimony at Wournous's trial. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(17 articles)
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User Reviews:
excellent film making. See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Aileen Wuornos ... Herself
Nick Broomfield ... Himself
Terry Humphreys-Slay ... Herself - Daughter of Victim
Leitha Prather ... Herself - Sister of Victim
Shirley Humphreys ... Herself - Wife of Victim
Joe Hobson ... Himself - Attorney
Steve Glazer ... Himself
Dawn Botkins ... Herself - Friend
Arlene Pralle ... Herself - Friend
Tyria Moore ... Herself - Friend
Muriel Blount ... Herself (archive footage) (as Judge Muriel Blount)
Danny Caldwell ... Himself - Witness
Jerry Moss ... Himself - Witness
Michelle Chauvin ... Herself - Witness
Dennis Allen ... Himself - Childhood Friend
Jesse 'The Human Bomb' Aviles ... Himself (as The Human Bomb)
Dick Mills ... Himself - Former Friend
Brian Jarvis ... Himself (as Sgt. Brian Jarvis)
Joan Murray ... Herself - CBS 4 (archive footage)
Jeb Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Diane Wuornos ... Herself - Mother
Lynn Gordon ... Herself (archive footage)
Patrick Fraser ... Himself - Channel 7 (archive footage)
Sterling Ivey ... Himself - Department of Corrections Spokesman

Directed by
Nick Broomfield 
Joan Churchill 
 
Produced by
Jo Human .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rob Lane (original music composed by)
 
Cinematography by
Joan Churchill (camera)
 
Film Editing by
Claire Ferguson 
 
Sound Department
Matthew J. Mondrick .... additional sound designer
Steve Murphy .... sound editor (as Stephen Murphy)
Mark A. Rozett .... additional sound mixer (as Mark Rozett)
Aad Wirtz .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Shelley .... rostrum
 
Editorial Department
Rob Burchell .... on-line editor
 
Music Department
Matt Biffa .... music clearance
 
Other crew
Alan Barker .... technical consultant
Kathi Bishop .... stills courtesy of
Dawn Botkins .... stills courtesy of
Andy Bundschuh .... archive courtesy of
Joan Cohen .... archive researcher
Peter Dally .... legal consultant
Lori Grody .... stills courtesy of
Joanne Harkins .... production coordinator
Shani Hinton .... legal consultant
Edward Kretsch .... stills courtesy of
Russel Stocker .... accountant: UK
Scott Wishart .... stills courtesy of
Graham Wojakowski .... video transfers
Nancy Wren .... accountant: USA
 
Thanks
Dennis Allen .... special thanks
Dave Botkins .... special thanks
Dawn Botkins .... special thanks
Charles Finch .... special thanks
John Gallop .... special thanks
David Garber .... special thanks
Joe Hobson .... special thanks
Sterling Ivey .... special thanks
Brian Jarvis .... special thanks
Michael Mayo .... special thanks
Toni Nazar .... special thanks
Michelle Prainto .... special thanks
Luc Roeg .... special thanks
Sid Shovan .... special thanks
Raag Singhal .... special thanks
Chris Trenkmann .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for language, including violent and sexual dialogue
Runtime:
93 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »

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Quotes:
Nick Broomfield:[after an interview in which Aileen exhibited obvious signs of mental illness] It was really pretty incredible that Aileen had just sailed through the psychiatric test the day before. It makes you wonder what you'd have to do to fail.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV)See more »

FAQ

What were Aileen's last words and what did they mean?
Was Aileen Wuornos really America's first female serial killer?
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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
excellent film making., 14 May 2004
Author: red-snapper from Nottingham, England

I really enjoyed this docu - was thought provoking and gut wrenchingly sad. I haven't seen Monster but I did watch Nick's original, so go out and watch that first, then sit back and be shocked, horrified, touched etc.. at this final chapter in the life of someone who did not deserve the life she had.

I hope Jeb Bush watches this, I don't know how he can sleep at night - the karma police are going to catch you up.

What a tragic tale.

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