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Making a Murderer 

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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
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Top Rated TV #135 | Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dolores Avery Dolores Avery ...  Herself 20 episodes, 2015-2018
Steven Avery ...  Himself 20 episodes, 2015-2018
Laura Nirider ...  Herself 11 episodes, 2015-2018
Ken Kratz ...  Himself 10 episodes, 2015
Kathleen Zellner ...  Herself 10 episodes, 2018
Brendan Dassey ...  Himself 8 episodes, 2015
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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.

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Documentary | Crime

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Making a Murderer Part 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA

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Synthesis Films See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Before meeting with Netflix, Demos and Ricciardi met with executives at PBS and HBO, but neither network was interested in the project. See more »

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Ken Kratz: Reasonable doubt is for the innocent.
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Perfect portrait of the unreliability of the American Judicial System
19 August 2018 | by pipo_brutalSee all my reviews

This was one of the most heartbreaking, inhumane and irrational criminal cases I came across in my entire life.

You will find two major types of reviews in here:

1. The skeptic type, based on rational and logical analysis of all the evidence and framings towards Steven Avery and Brenden Dassen making them not guilty (attributing around 10/10 rating).

2. The emotional type, based on irrational and illogical analysis of all the speeches and horror stories the prosecution, the police and the media told the public making them guilty (attributing around 01/10 rating).

This documentary series is constructed to favour the skeptic type (1). However, reality favoured the emotional type (2).

Living the American nightmare, shall them say.

Enjoy this highly unbiased masterpiece.


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