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Release Date:
9 August 2009 (Canada) See more »
Plot:
Follows Charles Manson's 'Family' member Linda Kasabian, and her story to what when on at Spahn's Movie Ranch and the final days leading up to the grisly 1969 Tate/La Bianca murders. | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Neil Rawles 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Matthew Broughton 

Produced by
Tara Elwood .... line producer
Nick Godwin .... executive producer
Greta Knutzen .... creative producer
Simon Lloyd .... executive producer
Tom Parkhouse .... producer
Ian Russell .... commissioning editor
John Vandervelde .... producer
 
Original Music by
Brent Barkman 
Gary Borden 
Russ Mackay 
 
Cinematography by
Jeremy Benning (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Marcus Valentin 
 
Casting by
Millie Tom 
 
Production Design by
Brian Rice 
 
Art Direction by
Adrian Greenlaw 
 
Set Decoration by
Steven Polley 
 
Makeup Department
Tina Del Grande .... assistant hair stylist
Tina Del Grande .... assistant makeup artist
Catherine Hughes .... hair stylist (as Catherine Martin Hughes)
Catherine Hughes .... makeup artist (as Catherine Martin Hughes)
 
Production Management
Maria French .... production executive
Jane Lloyd .... vice president of production
Jed Metzger .... production manager (as Jet Metzger)
Allison Todd .... head of production
Lynn van Rooyen .... head of post-production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Sinyi .... first assistant director
Armen Kazazian .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Mike Murawsky .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Javiera Quintana .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Melinda Ramsay .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Sasha Tolstoy .... props
 
Sound Department
Brian B. Collins .... boom operator (as Brian Barret Collins)
Ryan Henwood .... sound editorial
Russ Mackay .... re-recording engineer
Bill McMillan .... sound mixer
Richie Nieto .... re-recording engineer
Richie Nieto .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Matthew Scott .... special effects technician
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Acker .... key grip
Dean Dallas Bentley .... grip
Bill Hong .... camera
Edmond Kopp .... gaffer
Dave Lewis .... best boy grip
Kelly Taylor .... best boy electric
Jason Vieira .... additional steadicam operator
Aaron Wilcox .... electric
 
Casting Department
Roisin McGilly .... background casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Hiney .... assistant wardrobe stylist
Ashley Wood .... wardrobe stylist
 
Editorial Department
Craig Drikis Barnikis .... on-line editor
Gwyn Moxham .... assistant editor
Paula Talesnik .... post-production coordinator
Charlene Short .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Joe Melton .... location assistant
 
Other crew
Lana Gorlitz .... production intern
Allegra Hill .... production coordinator
Susanne Jespersen .... archive researcher
Nicolina Lanni .... researcher
Sherri Rufh .... head of production administration
 

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Canada:90 min
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Trivia:
On the door of the saloon there are a number of slogans painted in red, one of which reads Helter Scelter, with a misspelling of Skelter. This is not a goof but as it was at the real Spahn Ranch.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Manson is talking to Dennis Wilson about Terry Melcher's refusal to continue recording Manson, the cord from the phone to the receiver changes from being tangled (or kinked) to untangled and back again. (at around 36 mins).See more »

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Well-Made and Effective Docu-Drama, 18 April 2016
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Manson (2009)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

This made-for-TV documentary takes a look at the brutal and ghastly murders committed by Charles Manson and his "family." Linda Kasabian was on hand for the Tate/LaBianca murders and she's interviewed here as she talks about her life in the family and what happened on those two nights.

There have been countless documentaries on Charles Manson so it's hard to find one that offers something new or different. This one here benefits from getting to hear from not only Kasabian but also Vincent Bugliosi, Catherine Share and Debra Tate who discusses what Roman Polanski was like when he got the news. Another benefit is that the re-enactments are quite effective here and we get some nice performances from the actors including Adam Kenneth Wilson who plays Manson.

There's plenty of discussion about the main events of this story including Manson's race war plans and of course the two nights of terror. Sensitive viewers should be warned that crime scene photos are shown and it's just amazing how crazed these people were when they were doing these crimes. The interviews themselves are quite good and contain plenty of details. With that said, I honestly can't see Kasabian as any sort of hero even though she did testify against the family.

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