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Jonestown: Paradise Lost (2007)

Cult leader Jim Jones leads his followers to a mass-suicide.

Director:

Tim Wolochatiuk

Writer:

Jason Sherman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Biggs Ted Biggs ... Self - Narrator (voice)
Stephan Jones ... Self - Jim Jones' Son
Vernon Gosney Vernon Gosney ... Self - Peoples Temple Member, 1974-1978
Tim Reiterman ... Self - Journalist, San Francisco Examiner
Sherwin Harris Sherwin Harris ... Self - Daughter in Jonestown
Rick Roberts ... Jim Jones
Quentin Krog ... Stephan Jones
Brendan Murray ... Vernon Gosney
Alon Nashman Alon Nashman ... Sherwin Harris
Greg Ellwand Greg Ellwand ... Congressman Leo Ryan
Kevin Otto Kevin Otto ... Tim Reiterman
Roxanne Blaise ... Monica Bagby (as Roxanne McKaizer)
Cindi Sampson Cindi Sampson ... Christine Miller
Victoria Bartlett Victoria Bartlett ... Marceline Jones (as Victoria Bartle)
Nicole Crozier ... Liane Harris
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Storyline

This feature length film, a hybrid of documentary and drama, tracks the final, 5-day build up to a horrific doomsday - the infamous mass murder/ suicides of Jim Jones' People's Temple on November 18th, 1978. By the end of that day, 918 men, women and children will die.

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Goofs

(at around 1h 35 mins) Among many apparent corpses, a supposedly dead boy wearing a yellow shirt opens his eye and looks at the camera. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Real Story: Jonestown Cult Suicides (2007) See more »

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A sick circus show
13 February 2019 | by ersbelSee all my reviews

A sick circus show with actors playing upon the dramatization of the memories of facts long gone.


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Release Date:

15 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Три дня в Джонстауне See more »

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