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The Monster of Mangatiti (2015)

Heather Walsh tells her story of the time she was an emotional prisoner of Bill Cornelius at his remote farm.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Greta Gregory Greta Gregory ... Heather Walsh
Mark Mitchinson ... Bill Cornelius
Flynn Allan ... Brent
Mark Warren Mark Warren ... Det Demchy
Roz Turnbull ... Heather (2008)
Greg Smith Greg Smith ... George Kingsland
Alison Quigan ... Shirley Petrie
Harriet Beattie Harriet Beattie ... Joanne
John Sumner ... Malcolm
Margaret-Mary Hollins Margaret-Mary Hollins ... Angela
Edwin Wright ... Doug Cornelius
Carolyn Dando Carolyn Dando ... Christine
Flynn Steward ... Chett
Ruth Dudding Ruth Dudding ... Doctor
Laurie Dee ... Taxi Driver


When Heather Walsh accepted a tutoring job on an isolated farm in the Mangatiti Valley in 1985 she had no idea that what first appeared to be paradise, would become a nightmare. For 6 months she would be held captive, raped, and psychologically tortured by a seasoned predator until she made a daring escape. A true New Zealand story.

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the power of fear.
9 November 2019 | by lindajanedurkinSee all my reviews

David douel obviously never been in an abusive relationship of any kind(thankfully). The trauma some of these victims go through . Their abusers could literally get them to believe anything. They could know they are going to die if their captor/abusive partner has told them to stand on hot burning coals bare foot.they will do. Fear has conditioned them to be at his whim..fear true fear is an awful thing. Sad that others feed off it for their own entertainment at the detriment of others.putting all that aside great film.

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