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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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Nick Broomfield

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Nick Broomfield
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Credited cast:
Jesse 'The Human Bomb' Aviles Jesse 'The Human Bomb' Aviles ... Himself (as The Human Bomb)
Nick Broomfield Nick Broomfield ... Himself - Interviewer
Cannonball Cannonball ... Himself
Steve Glazer Steve Glazer ... Himself
Brian Jarvis Brian Jarvis ... Himself (as Sgt. Brian Jarvis)
Stéphane Markcovich Stéphane Markcovich ... Himself
Michael McCarthy Michael McCarthy ... Himself
Dick Mills Dick Mills ... Himself
Tyria Moore Tyria Moore ... Herself
Arlene Pralle Arlene Pralle ... Herself
Mike Reynolds Mike Reynolds ... Himself
Noah P Taylor ... Boy on bicycle
Aileen Wuornos ... Herself
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1992, Florida, USA. Aileen Wuornos is claimed to be the world's first female serial killer.

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Documentary | Crime

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Rated R for language and sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aileen Wuornos eli miten murhaaja markkinoidaan See more »

Filming Locations:

Florida, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.37 : 1
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Prison Guard: You don't have any of those secret cameras on your belt, do you?
Nick Broomfield: No, I just have this rather large one right here.
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Interesting documentary!
9 September 2002 | by the amorphousmachineSee all my reviews

Nick Broomfield, the director of 'Kurt and Courtney', offers another interesting insight to a notorious subject of a different kind. Aileen Wuornos, dubbed America's first female serial killer and a woman who killed seven men, is the topic of Broomfield's investigation. He draws attention to the circumstances surrounding the media and Hollywood deals and the characteristics of Wuornos's lawyer and a Christian woman (who adopts Aileen and becomes her spiritual mother) and exposes their agenda. Rather than give insight to the crimes itself, Broomfield reveals the sensationalism of the event, and the people involved with Aileen. This is hardly a brilliant documentary but essential viewing as we see Broomfield struggle to get his interview with Aileen where the compelling factor revolves around the circumstances of the process and people involved itself!

***1/2 out of *****!


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