TV Movie | TV-14 | | Biography, Drama
The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.
The dialogue in the mass suicide/murder scene was taken almost word-for-word from an audiocassette found in a portable tape recorder under Jim Jones' chair. The tape recorder's batteries were run down, so it ran much slower than normal, recording ... ...
Rev. Jim Jones:
All my children, please come to the pavillion for one last time. Hurry, hurry my children.
In the film, more than 10 people die during the Port Kaituma airstrip shooting. In real life, five people died.
"The film you are about to see is a dramatization of the life of Jim Jones. Born - May 13, 1931 Lynn, Indiana - Died - November 18, 1978, Jonestown, Guyana. This is his story."
Performed by the People's Temple Choir
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