He had a passion and a talent for filmmaking; he also had a film-studies degree.
They would spend a year rehearsing a ballet, perform it one night with no outsiders in the audience and then drop it.
So he decides to create his own documentary of exactly what happens inside the cult…hiring actors and former cult members to help reconstruct events.
Jones offered spiritual fulfilment and preached a world in which everyone could be equal.
Because his role as therapist provided unique access to the mysterious leader, Coquet learned things few did.