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Leaving Neverland (2019)

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At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Wade Robson ... Himself
Joy Robson ... Herself, mother of Wade Robson
Shane Robson Shane Robson ... Himself - Brother of Wade
Chantal Robson ... Herself - Sister of Wade
Jimmy Safechuck ... Himself (as James Safechuck)
Stephanie Safechuck Stephanie Safechuck ... Herself / Mother of James Safechuck
Macaulay Culkin ... Himself (archive footage)
Lisa Marie Presley ... Herself / Former Wife of Michael (archive footage)
Britney Spears ... Herself (archive footage)
Laura Primak Laura Primak ... Herself / Wife of Jimmy Safechuck
Amanda Rodriguez Amanda Rodriguez ... Herself / Sister of Wade (as Amanda Robson)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gloria Allred ... Herself / Lawyer of Jordan Chandler (archive footage)
Gavin Arvizo Gavin Arvizo ... Himself / Accuser of Michael Jackson
Brett Barnes Brett Barnes ... Himself (archive footage)
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At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

Leaving Neverland See more »

Filming Locations:

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia See more »

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Runtime:

| (2 parts) (TV)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

As the interviews were being edited together, it became apparent to Dan Reed that he was going to need at least four hours to tell the story correctly. See more »

Quotes

Wade Robson: He was one of the kindest, most gentle, loving, caring people I knew. He helped me... tremendously. He helped me with my career. He helped me with my creativity. With all those sorts of things. And he also sexually abused me... for seven years.
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Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 30 January 2019 (2019) See more »

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Performed by Michael Jackson
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For MJ Fans It's a Difficult Documentary
5 March 2019 | by dal_asherSee all my reviews

I sat and watched all 4 hours of this disturbing documentary today. I have always been a die-hard fan of Michael Jackson's music. I followed him from his early Jackson 5 days through his death. I knew he was deeply affected by his own upbringing and really wanted to believe that he just loved being with kids because he was emotionally stunted but I wondered if the allegations were true. This documentary handled the stories of these 2 men, Robson and Safechuck with respect and care. The fact they are coming forward knowing they will be vilified in public to tell their truths convinced me. This was very well done and I hope it raises awareness of a very sad social issue.


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