Nick Broomfield’s second documentary on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing seven men in the state of Florida. This second installment includes the filmmaker’s testimony at Wournous’s trial.
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Broomfield's two films on Wuornos culminate in some of the finest footage ever of a pent-up subject vomiting her soul on celluloid. It is to Broomfield's credit that he is able to capture this extraordinary footage despite remaining steadfastly unable to fathom the full significance. If Wuornos has become "mad" per his diagnosis, it is only on account of her having reacted predictably to her particular situation.
Lawful evil will always be worse than chaotic evil because in most cases lawful evil is responsible for the creation of chaotic evil yet is never held accountable. Basically, I will always relate more to evil acts that come from deep reservoirs of despair, anger and grief, than evil committed with smug petty complacency, moral hectoring and greed.
This woman is such an enigma, I can't wrap my head around what's going on in her mind. One moment she seems to be very aware of what's she's done, the other she's all over the place. Interesting watch, really nothing to dislike here.