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Why Men Rape

1979 40 min
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An unusual documentary investigating rape from the assailant's point of view. Ten men convicted of rape tell their stories, describing their backgrounds, and their violent attacks on women. Social rape, involving people who know each other, is also examined. Two men found guilty of this less-publicized assault are interviewed. Lawyers, the police, teenagers, and men and women in a singles bar are interviewed. They touch on a wide range of issues related to sexual behaviour and attitudes. Why Men Rape is a guaranteed catalyst for discussion. Patrick Watson is the on-camera commentator.

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An unusual documentary investigating rape from the assailant's point of view. Ten men convicted of rape tell their stories, describing their backgrounds, and their violent attacks on women. Social rape, involving people who know each other, is also examined. Two men found guilty of this less-publicized assault are interviewed. Lawyers, the police, teenagers, and men and women in a singles bar are interviewed. They touch on a wide range of issues related to sexual behaviour and attitudes. Why Men Rape is a guaranteed catalyst for discussion. Patrick Watson is the on-camera commentator.
This work deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • research
    Douglas Jackson
  • director
    Douglas Jackson
  • producer
    Douglas Jackson
    Wolf Koenig
  • executive producer
    Roman Kroitor
  • picture editing
    Douglas Jackson
    Susan Shanks
    Wolf Koenig
  • photography
    Nesya Shapiro
  • sound recording
    Joseph Champagne
  • sound editing
    Bill Graziadei
  • re-recording
    Adrian Croll
  • studio administrator
    Tamara Lynch
  • production manager
    Eva Pearce
  • assistant cameraman
    Douglas Bradley
  • electrician
    Robert Renaud
  • production co-ordinator
    Christine Mandryk
  • consultant
    Joan E. Vance
  • narrator
    Patrick Watson
  • host
    Patrick Watson

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