Several media properties compare and contrast details shown in the film and actual events. As David Haglund and Forrest Wickman wrote in blog culture slate, "Browbeat": "The film more or less adheres to a very general outline provided by the length of the novella, of three parts, a number very detailed written by Pete Collins and published in the Miami new Times, more than a decade, it is not surprising that many details, and a number of important characters are removed from the film, and a lot of new fictional details.
Here are a number of differences between the film and actual events:
The film portrays the Sun Gym gang as consisting of three main members (Daniel Lugo, Adrian Noel Doorbal and Paul Doyle) and two accomplices [John Mese (the owner of Sun Gym and Miami Shores6 counter that notarized documents Kershaw - actually, Marc Schiller - Lugo) and Luminita Sorina stripper (based on Sabina Petrescu), who recruited Lugo - said - to serve as a "honey pot" of the band]. In fact, the band was bigger, Doyle's character is a composite of several real people who were not represented in the film as Carl Weekes, Delgado and Jorge Mario Sanchez, and real-life girlfriend of Doorbal (Cindy Etheridge ) that helped pull scrub blood on the walls of condominiums Doorbal after Doorbal had dismembered bodies of Griga and Furton. In addition, unlike Sorina, in the movie passes Doyle Lugo, Lugo Sabina and stayed together as a couple and committed, and ran together to the Bahamas (with parents of Lugo) .7 8 players in real life also 0.9: the events of the Miami New Times article, "cast of characters Box" detailed
In the film, Victor Kershaw says he was born in Bogotá, Colombia. His real-life counterpart, Marc Schiller, born in Argentina.10
Schiller and Lugo not become friends with each other; Schiller actually distrusted Lugo. It was Delgado (who worked for Schiller, as the wife of Delgado), who befriended Lugo and headed to Schiller, and was in the store Delgado (not Schiller), where the kidnappers held and tortured Schiller during a month, whereas before attempting to extort and to matarlo.8
Sabina Elena Petrescu (portrayed on screen as Sorina Luminita Bar Paly), was actually a golden center stage solid stripper. It was once Miss Romania and former model Penthouse.6
In the film, Victor Kershaw eyes closed recognizes Lugo for his colony. Actually, Marc Schiller recognized his voice