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Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)

TV-MA | | Documentary, Crime | 30 January 2015 (UK)
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Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.

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Nick Broomfield, Barney Broomfield (co-director) | 1 more credit »

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Nick Broomfield (by), Barney Broomfield (by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Broomfield ... Himself, also narrator
Lonnie David Franklin Jr. Lonnie David Franklin Jr. ... Himself - 'Grim Sleeper' (as Lonnie Franklin)
Donna Donna ... Herself, Lonnie Franklin's neighbour
Steve Steve ... Himself, Lonnie Franklin's friend
Gary Gary ... Himself, Lonnie Franklin's friend
Richard Richard ... Himself, Lonnie Franklin's friend
Seymour Amster Seymour Amster ... Himself, Lonnie Franklin's defense attorney
Laverne Peters Laverne Peters ... Herself, mother of murder victim Janecia Peters
Margaret Prescod Margaret Prescod ... Herself, founder of Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders
Pam Brooks Pam Brooks ... Herself (as Pamela Brooks)
Diana Ware Diana Ware ... Herself, stepmother to 1987 murder victim Barbara Ware
Liz Liz ... Herself, friend of Pamela Brooks
DelaShawn DelaShawn ... Herself, Chris Franklin's former girlfriend
Jerry Jerry ... Himself, Lonnie Franklin's mechanic
Nana Gyamfi Nana Gyamfi ... Herself, lawyer, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders
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Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.

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Documentary | Crime

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TV-MA

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2015 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Fortællinger om en seriemorder See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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South Central Films See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Shortlisted for 'Best Documentary Feature' at the 87th Academy Awards. See more »

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Featured in Docventures: Oikeus (2015) See more »

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Written by Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Nellee Hooper and Marius De Vries
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5 minutes
6 December 2018 | by stevemachowskySee all my reviews

Don't waste 2 hours of your life on this documentary. Watch the first 10 minutes and that's all you need. This could have been edited down to a 20 minute special. Waste of liffffeeee ... like a lot of the people they interviewed.


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