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The Confession Killler (Limited Series)

The Confession Killler (Limited Series)
Platform
Netflix
Digital Premiere Date
2019-12-06
Format
Movie Rated
13+
Genre
DOCUMENTARY
Language
ENGLISH
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Synopsis:

This docu-series chronicles the life of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, who rose to fame when he confessed to hundreds of unsolved murders. However, due to lack of evidence, families of the victims started suspecting that this could just be a government hoax. During the early '80s, Henry Lee Lucas confessed to hundreds of murders, bringing closure to unsolved cases and grieving families. Even with no direct evidence linking Lucas to the crime scenes, he stunned authorities with his ability to sketch victims' portraits while citing brutal details of each attack. Yet journalists and attorneys found impossibilities in Lucas’ timeline, and DNA testing started to contradict his internationally-reported claims. THE CONFESSION KILLER, a riveting five-part docuseries, explores how the man once called America’s most prolific serial killer was really a complex figure entangled with a flawed justice system. Directed by Oscar nominee Robert Kenner (FOOD, INC.) and Taki Oldham.



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