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The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst 

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon, Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.
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Top Rated TV #59 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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 Himself (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Himself (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Robert Durst (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Susan Berman (3 episodes, 2015)
Dick Deguerin ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Seymour Durst (3 episodes, 2015)
Kevin J. Hynes ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Herself (3 episodes, 2015)
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A groundbreaking six-part documentary directed and produced by Andrew Jarecki and produced and shot by Marc Smerling (the Oscar nominated behind "Capturing the Friedmans (2003)") delves into the strange history of real estate heir Robert Durst, long suspected in the still-unsolved 1982 disappearance of his wife as well as the subsequent murders of family friend Susan Berman and neighbor Morris Black. It features an extended, revealing interview with Durst himself, with whom Jarecki developed a unique relationship following the release of "All Good Things (2010)", Jarecki's 2010 feature about Durst's life starring Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst. "The Jinx" results from nearly a decade of research by the filmmakers, who expose police files, key witnesses, never-before-seen footage, private prison recordings, and thousands of pages of formerly hidden documents. Written by Jwelch5742

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8 February 2015 (USA)  »

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Az elátkozott: Robert Durst halálos élete  »

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Robert Durst used Doe-Eyed contact lenses during the filming of the documentary to make him appear innocent like a baby dear. See more »


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Fresh Blood
Written by Mark Oliver Everett & Kool G. Murder
Performed by The Eels
Courtesy of Vagrant Records
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Amazing Documentary Series!
21 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just finished the entire series. This was such a good watch!! At first it didn't sound interesting enough, but after a few episodes of seeing bits and pieces while my husband watched, I was hooked.

I won't give away any spoilers, but this show basically did the amount of investigative research that you'd hope police detectives would do (but apparently, in this case, didn't). Jarecki and his team did a wonderful job... I don't know how this could have been any better. Also love the scenes and music in the beginning credits (Fresh Blood, by Eels).

The last two episodes are just breathtaking. I don't think anyone expected the outcome of this show when they first watched (or started filming)!

This show definitely deserves some Emmys next year!!


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