Casting JonBenet

Casting JonBenet

Casting JonBenet

Twenty years after one of the most notorious child murders, Kitty Green's documentary explores the legacy of the crime and its impact.

201780 minsUSA, China
Documentary
Director:
Kitty Green ('Ukraine Is Not a Brothel')

Reviews & comments

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Is it a crime documentary? A satire of prurient crime documentaries? A drama? A piece of avant garde theatre? Casting JonBenét is all of these, and a brilliant original in multiple dimensions.

5.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Ultimately, this evolves into a layered meditation on many things - crime and guilt, the exploitation of children and acting itself, to name just a few.

BBC

BBC

press

Witty, inventive, spikily illuminating.

4.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Is it a crime documentary? A satire of prurient crime documentaries? A drama? A piece of avant garde theatre? Casting JonBenét is all of these, and a brilliant original in multiple dimensions.

5.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Ultimately, this evolves into a layered meditation on many things - crime and guilt, the exploitation of children and acting itself, to name just a few.

BBC

BBC

press

Witty, inventive, spikily illuminating.

4.0

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