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Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer

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Genre  Documentary, Crime
Music director  David Bergeaud
Writer  Nick Broomfield
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Director  Nick Broomfield
Film series  Aileen Film Series
Duration  
Language  English
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Release date  1993 (1993)
Cast  Aileen Wuornos, Nick Broomfield, Arlene Pralle, Mike Reynolds, Jesse Aviles
Similar movies  Related Nick Broomfield movies

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1993) is a documentary film about Aileen Wuornos, made by Nick Broomfield. It documents Broomfield's attempts to interview Wuornos, which involves a long process of mediation through her adopted mother Arlene Pralle and lawyer, Steve Glazer.

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The film essentially highlights the exploitation of Wuornos by those around her and questions the fairness of her trial, given the vested interests of the police.

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The film was used by the defense in the Wuornos trial in 2001 to highlight the incompetence of Wuornos' original lawyer. It was through this process that Broomfield decided to make a second film, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer.

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For the feature film Monster, Charlize Theron used this film as source material, apparently watching clips in-between takes in order to perfect her character. For her performance, Theron won a Best Actress Oscar, awarded on what would have been Wuornos's birthday.

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Cast

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  • Jesse Aviles as Himself (Jesse "The Human Bomb" Aviles)
  • Nick Broomfield as Himself – Interviewer
  • Cannonball as Himself
  • Steve Glazer as Himself
  • Sgt. Grian Jarvis as Himself
  • Michael McCarthy as Himself
  • Dick Mills as Himself
  • Arlene Pralle as Herself
  • Mike Reynolds as Himself
  • Aileen Wuornos as Herself
  • Awards

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  • 1993 – Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival
  • References

    Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer Wikipedia
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