Why men rape

Canada, 1979

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Examines rape from the rapist’s point of view. Interviews with convicted rapists in penitentiaries and psychiatric hospitals are combined with analysis by experts in the legal and law enforcement professions. Two groups of rapists are represented; those who knew their victims and those who did not. They discuss their feelings and motivations at the time of committing the offences. A victim of rape talks of her struggle against her assailants and the role played in this issue by the advertising and media industries.

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director

Douglas Jackson

production company

ONF | NFB

Duration

00:40:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

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