The film comes from director Mary Harron and screenwriter Guinevere Turner who worked together on the cult classic film American Psycho. They've reunited for this movie that tells the story of the three “Manson Family” women who were sentenced to death in Charles Manson’s infamous murder case.
Here’s the synopsis:
Years after the shocking murders that made the name Charles Manson synonymous with pure evil, three women who killed for him—Leslie Van Houten (Hannah Murray), Patricia Krenwinkel (Sosie Bacon), and Susan Atkins (Marianne Rendón)—remain under the spell of the infamous cult leader (Matt Smith). Confined to an isolated cellblock in a California penitentiary,