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Casting JonBenet (2017)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 28 April 2017 (USA)
In the months following the unsolved murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, responses were elicited from her Colorado hometown community, creating a work of art from the collective memories and mythologies the crime inspired.

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Kitty Green

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hannah Cagwin ... JonBenet Ramsey / JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Aeona Cruz ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Liv Bagley Liv Bagley ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Shylee Sagle Shylee Sagle ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Danika Toolson Danika Toolson ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Nicole Hamilton Nicole Hamilton ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / JonBenet Ramsey Dance Double / Herself
Emma Winslow Emma Winslow ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Elle Walker Elle Walker ... JonBenet Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Jerry Cortese ... Officer French / John Ramsey Auditionee / Himself
Kit Thompson Kit Thompson ... Patsy Ramsey / Patsy Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Amy Dowd ... Patsy Ramsey / Patsy Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Teresa Cocas ... Patsy Ramsey / Patsy Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Stephanie Federico Stephanie Federico ... Patsy Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Tamara Hutchins ... Patsy Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
Deb Hultgren Deb Hultgren ... Patsy Ramsey / Patsy Ramsey Auditionee / Herself
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The unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey remains the world's most sensational child murder case. Over 15 months, responses, reflections and performances were elicited from the Ramsey's Colorado hometown community, creating a bold work of art from the collective memories and mythologies the crime inspired.

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I liked it because it was so different.
6 May 2017 | by ed-61364See all my reviews

This movie was not what I thought it would be. It innovates the genre of documentary. It is a fresh way to tell an old story. Be prepared to see something new.

I'm surprised by some of the reactions from other reviewers. I assume they think we should let this horrid crime drift into history. And because it involved a poor, innocent little child, I really do get their point. The girl is innocent even if we're not sure who else is. But should we just "let it go" and not push for an answer? Someday, perhaps new DNA testing will tell us WHO and then JB will get a bit of her well-deserved justice. If we forget, simply because it was tragic, then we allow the guilty to walk free.


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