Life with Murder

Life with Murder


                                Life with Murder
| 1 h 35 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.

For more background information on this film, please visit the NFB.ca blog. Click here for a special DVD pricing on all of our John Kastner films: Life with Murder, NCR: Not Criminally Responsible and Out of Mind, Out of Sight.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Credits
  • 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