Boyega stars as murdered British teenager Shakilus Townsend, who, in 2008, was lured to his death by fellow teen Samantha Joseph (played by Simona Zivkovska), in what was labeled a “honeytrap murder”, a twisted love-triangle gone terribly wrong.
I have to admit that it’s a gritty piece of work, for a TV movie, at least. And I would caution that though My Murder could be used as a learning tool to educate youths about the effects and consequences of violence, this is not a film for young kids.
And just to be on the safe side, I would be careful about watching it on your work computer, if you know what I mean.
The film was produced for, and aired on BBC3 back in March. Not surprisingly, it’s found its way onto YouTube. And here it is . . .