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The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst 

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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 #87 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Robert Durst ...  Self 6 episodes, 2015
Andrew Jarecki ...  Self 6 episodes, 2015
Gary Napoli Gary Napoli ...  Robert Durst 4 episodes, 2015
Debra Kay Anderson ...  Susan Berman 3 episodes, 2015
Dick Deguerin Dick Deguerin ...  Self 3 episodes, 2015
Michael Simon Hall ...  Seymour Durst 3 episodes, 2015
Kevin J. Hynes Kevin J. Hynes ...  Self 3 episodes, 2015
Jeanine Pirro ...  Self 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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Robert Durst agreed to be interviewed after he saw Andrew Jarecki's film All Good Things, and wanted to give his side of the story. Durst seeing the film, led to Jarecki being contacted to create this documentary. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Woo-Hoo Dunnit? (2019) See more »

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Most definitely a 10!!!!!!!
30 May 2015 | by ronancravenSee all my reviews

It was 11pm last Thursday night and i'm up for work at 7.30am Friday morning. I put on the 1st episode of the Jinx before sleep because i'm thinking it might be good as it was recommended to me by a reliable source who's never let me down before and is very very selective about recommending anything. 5 hours later i finish watching the lot and am amazed at this story. I won't explain what the story is about just in case it ruins it for anyone and also because i'm too lazy. I will say it is fabulous television and a must see for everyone. It should appeal to pretty much everyone. Give this a shot, it's brilliant!!!!!! Huge well done to everyone involved with the making of this documentary. And a huge thanks. Just wish i could watch it fresh again........


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