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Life with Murder

2010 1 h 34 min
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When their son is accused of murdering his sister, a mother and father face perhaps the most awful decision any parent could have to make: whether to break with their son or accept him back into the family. With astonishing footage shot over a ten-year period, from minutes after the crime was committed to the present, the film follows the family's evolving relationships.

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Life with Murder

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When their son is accused of murdering his sister, a mother and father face perhaps the most awful decision any parent could have to make: whether to break with their son or accept him back into the family. With astonishing footage shot over a ten-year period, from minutes after the crime was committed to the present, the film follows the family's evolving relationships.
This work deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • producer
    John Kastner
    Silva Basmajian
  • director
    John Kastner
  • writer
    John Kastner
  • co-producer
    Deborah Parks
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian
  • production executive
    Robert Hurst
    Bob Culbert
  • editor
    Greg West
  • director of photography
    Mark Caswell
    John Westheuser
  • composer
    Bruce Fowler
  • sound recordist
    Doug Kaye
  • consulting producer
    Amy Barnes
  • researcher
    Amy Barnes
  • additional camera
    Doug Paul
    Elizabeth Marshall
  • Jib operator
    Wojtek Kozlowski
  • location stills
    Geoff George
  • assistant editor
    Andrew Brose
  • online editor
    Kyle Brock
  • colourist
    Kyle Brock
  • creative director
    Sean Evans
  • graphic designer
    Gavin McDonald
  • supervising sound editor
    Stephen Barden
  • re-recording mixer
    Stephen Barden
  • additional sound editing
    Niall Collins
    Coll Anderson
  • assistant sound editor
    Diane Birsan
  • music score engineer
    Mike Duncan
  • violin
    Adele Armin
    Wendy Rose
  • viola
    Uri Mayer
  • cello
    Coenraad Bloemendal
  • transcription
    Chris Warren
    Laurel Toews
  • production assistant
    Gabriel Kastner
  • production accountant
    Anne Sinclair
  • production auditor
    Steven Friedman
  • entertainment lawyer
    Gigi Morin
    Iain MacKinnon
  • publicity
    David McCaughna
  • production insurance
    Judy Heron
  • business & legal affairs
    Corrie Coe
  • production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
  • production coordinator
    Rachel Punwassie
Life with Murder
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