Mother wants to vet movie on Scarlet's murder
Fiona Mackeown, mother of slain British teenager Scarlet Eden Keeling wants to see the upcoming film 'Anjuna Beach', which is based on the death of her daughter.Updated: Jul 01, 2011 12:59 IST
Fiona Mackeown, mother of slain British teenager Scarlet Eden Keeling wants to see the upcoming film 'Anjuna Beach', which is based on the death of her daughter.
Fiona, who is now in Davon, UK, said, "My daughter has been murdered. So it's not about whether I would be happy or not that the movie has been made but I would be interested in seeing it before it is released."
Two locals Placido Carvalho, an alleged drug peddler and Samson D'Costa, working in a beach shack, are facing trial in a Goa children's court in connection with the case.
Vikram Varma, Fiona's lawyer told PTI ,"The filmmaker had not consulted us before finalising the story. So we don't know what is being shot. If there is any distortion of facts then we will take legal action against the filmmaker."
"We cannot stop people from shooting but if they release the movie while the matter is subjudice, they would be inviting proceedings under contempt of court too", he said. The lawyer said the filmmakers would be well advised to contact him to establish the facts of the matter, as the movie is clearly not fiction but is being advertised as a movie on the facts of the matter.
Ukranian beauty Nataliya Kozhenova is playing Scarlett in the movie which is produced by Sikandar Khan and directed by Shakeel S Sai. The ten day shoot of the movie was done at Anjuna beach, the spot where Scarlet's bruised semi nude corpse was found on the beach on February 18, 2008.
The first look of the movie unveiled by the filmmaker introduces the film as 'The Real Story' of the murder of Scarlet in Goa, Anjuna beach on 18th Feb 2008. The movie has Kiran Kumar playing the role of public prosecutor and Iranian actress Farhanaaz as Fiona.
First Published: Jul 01, 2011 12:58 IST