'The Jinx'

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Five years ago, director Andrew Jarecki and producer Marc Smerling came out with a movie based on the life of billionaire New York real estate heir Robert Durst, who’s been suspected but never convicted of three murders. After their film, All Good Things, was released, they got an unexpected phone call: it was Durst -- the real Durst -- offering himself up for a first-ever interview about his life and alleged crimes. They took him up on it, and the result is The Jinx, a six-part HBO series that started on February 8th. We talk to the filmmakers about their experience making the project.

Credits

Guests:
Andrew Jarecki - Director, 'All Good Things', Marc Smerling - Director of photography and co-producer of “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.”

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott