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Soaked in Bleach (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary , Crime | 11 June 2015 (USA)
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Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain.

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Benjamin Statler

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Benjamin Statler (film by), Donnie Eichar | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Roebuck ... Tom Grant
Sarah Scott ... Courtney Love
August Emerson ... Dylan Carlson
Tyler Bryan ... Kurt Cobain
Julie Lancaster ... Rosemary Carroll
Jerry Hauck ... Sgt. Donald Cameron
Steven Ellison ... Ben Klugman
Mandy Henderson ... Jennifer
Pat Asanti ... Sgt. Kirkland
Seidy Lopez ... Hispanic Woman
Christian J. Meoli ... Van Levandowski (as Christian Meoli)
Whit Spurgeon ... Gary Smith
Rodney Smith ... John Fisk
Jeff Denton ... Police Officer at House
Taylor Godfrey Taylor Godfrey ... Carina
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Reveals the events behind Kurt Cobain's death as seen through the eyes of Tom Grant, the private investigator that was hired by Courtney Love in 1994 to track down her missing husband (Kurt Cobain) only days before his deceased body was found at their Seattle home. Cobain's death was ruled a suicide by the police (a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound), but doubts have circulated for twenty years as to the legitimacy of this ruling, especially due to the work of Mr. Grant, a former L.A. County Sheriff's detective, who did his own investigation and determined there was significant empirical and circumstantial evidence to conclude that foul play could very well have occurred. The film develops as a narrative mystery with cinematic re-creations, interviews with key experts and witnesses and the examination of official artifacts from the 1994 case. Written by Benjamin Statler

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The death of an icon comes to life See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kurt Cobain - Egy ikon halála See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Justice for Kurt
11 June 2015 | by peterrice-86078See all my reviews

Sadly the IMDb rating system for this film was completely sabotaged before the documentary even came out.Ignore the reviews and make up your own mind. The re enactment portions of the documentary are very well made with a great portrayal of Courtney Love by actress Sarah Scott.The set design is terrific too,when I first saw the trailer I had initially presumed they had gotten access to film on the original Cobain property. All of that is beside the point of course, the real purpose of this film is that it will serve as an informative and accurate reference point in the "popular culture" and general discourse surrounding Kurt's death, and hopefully eclipse the frustratingly shoddy conclusions reached in the Nick Broomfield documentary that have since passed into "fact" and would have thrown many of the curious off the truth back in the 90's.


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