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Jonestown: The Women Behind the Massacre (2018)

Jim Jones wasn't the only one responsible for the mass suicide. Blame the woman he loved, used and abused along the way. Everything about him was fake, even the "miracles" performed. Now ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Jones ... Himself (archive footage)
Stephan Jones Stephan Jones ... Himself - Son of Jim and Marceline
Marceline Jones Marceline Jones ... Herself - Jim's Wife (archive footage)
Mary Maaga Mary Maaga ... Herself - Author, Hearing the Voices of Jonestown
Rebecca Moore Rebecca Moore ... Herself - Sister of Carolyn and Annie
Laura Johnston Kohl ... Herself - Former Peoples Temple Member
Leslie Wagner-Wilson Leslie Wagner-Wilson ... Herself - Former Peoples Temple
Jordan Vilchez Jordan Vilchez ... Herself - Former Peoples Temple Member
Hue Fortson Jr. Hue Fortson Jr. ... Himself - Peoples Temple Member
Grace Stoen Grace Stoen ... Herself - Peoples Temple Defector (archive footage)
Timothy Stoen Timothy Stoen ... Himself - Peoples Temple Defector (archive footage) (as Tim Stoen)
Steven Katsaris Steven Katsaris ... Himself - Father of Maria Katsaris
Maria Katsaris Maria Katsaris ... Peoples Temple Member (archive footage)
John Moore John Moore ... Himself - Father of Annie and Rebecca
Barbara Moore Barbara Moore ... Mother of Annie and Rebecca
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Jim Jones wasn't the only one responsible for the mass suicide. Blame the woman he loved, used and abused along the way. Everything about him was fake, even the "miracles" performed. Now these women describe what it was like to be at Jonestown. By personal stories and letters written to love ones, paradise was lost to sex and drugs. The dream became an illusion. Written by rcmoore76137

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26 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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28 February 2018 | by ops-52535See all my reviews

Well,since i was a small boy, the jonestown tragedy has fascinated me.i read an article in readers digest,and have read heard and watched alot about this subject.,anyway,may they still rest in peace. this docu considers the female kadres of the congregation, interesting but nothing surprisingly new. there are some original audio and film clips ,but the main footage are mainly acted dramatization on low quality film.there are interwievs with family,defectors and others,but this gave no further answer or explonation to the tragedy than we now from before. to those who havent heard about the jonestown tragedy ,do watch it,for the rest its a decent reminder.


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