August 23, 2014 12:05 pm
Updated: September 8, 2014 9:09 am

Luka Magnotta documentary withdrawn from Montreal film festival

Luka Magnotta documentary pulled from Montreal film festival.

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MONTREAL – A documentary on accused killer Luka Magnotta has been pulled from this weekend’s Montreal World Film Festival.

There are concerns it could violate a publication ban at Magnotta’s trial, which starts September 8th in Montreal.

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The movie — called “Sex, Fame and Murder: The Luka Magnotta Story” — has also been dropped from a French-language T-V documentary channel.

It apparently contains interviews with people involved in the investigation.

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Magnotta is accused of killing and dismembering Chinese exchange student Jun Lin in May, 2012.

He was arrested in Germany a month later during a global manhunt that made international headlines.

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