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Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera (2008)

A probe into the urban myth of the snuff film: one of the most controversial, elusive and vile forms of video.

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Paul von Stoetzel
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Credited cast:
Larry C. Brubaker Larry C. Brubaker ... Himself
Todd Cobery ... Himself
Linda Flanders Linda Flanders ... Himself
Michelle Lekas Michelle Lekas ... Herself
Nathan Paulsen Nathan Paulsen ... Himself
Mark L. Rosen ... Himself
Ryan Schaddelee Ryan Schaddelee ... Himself
Raymond P. Whalen Raymond P. Whalen ... Himself
Julie Wilson Julie Wilson ... Herself
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Feature film examining the existence of films in which people are murdered on camera and the culture surrounding them. Through interviews with former FBI Profilers, Cultural Academics, and Film Historians the documentary delves into the disturbing history and myth of Snuff Films. The FBI claims there is no evidence to prove the existence of Snuff and, therefore, Snuff Films are a myth. This documentary analyzes the relationships between war, cult films, serial killers and pornography to prove whether or not this pervasive myth is, in fact, reality. Written by Paul von Stoetzel

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Official Sites:

Killing Joke Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Снафф: Документальный фильм об убийствах на камеру See more »

Filming Locations:

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Killing Joke Films See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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yikes
21 May 2011 | by markusmcilwraithSee all my reviews

rosen, who probably was in charge of coffee runs on several film sets, reads a news article and describes something that probably never happened.

they include a crime-scene photo of sharon tate and jay sebring. i can understand why- the whole myth of manson family movies.

video store clerks as experts and old A&E American justice footage doesn't make this a documentary.

it is an interesting movie though.

work harder next time.

also, when someone proclaims that hard that something really happened, it probably didn't happen.


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