Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America’s first female serial killer. The film, based on a true story, centers more on the surrounding circumstances than on the murders.
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
The true story of serial killer Aileen Wuernos who was convicted of luring men to their death and eventually executed in 2002. In 1989, she was working as a prostitute and finally makes a friend when she meets and begins a relationship with a young woman, Selby. Determined to straighten out her life, she tries to find legitimate work but with little education and limited social skills, she fails at every turn. She starts working as a hooker hitching rides along the local interstate highway and after robbing a few clients has an encounter with a vicious client whom she kills in self-defense. After that however she just takes to killing clients taking their money and car. Once arrested she claims self-defense but is eventually convicted. Written by garykmcd
|Cast:||Annie Corley, Bruce Dern, Catherine Mangan, Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Lee Tergesen, Marc Macaulay, Stephan Jones, T. Robert Pigott|
|Director:||Patty Jenkins, Stephanie Lowell|