The true-life story of crime author Joe McGinniss's journey to write "Fatal Vision," a best-selling book about Jeffrey MacDonald, a Green Beret doctor who's accused of slaying his pregnant wife and their two daughters in the early 1970s.
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In 1970, military doctor Jeffrey McDonald reports a hideous and confusing story: A gang of hippies akin to the Manson Family broke into his North Carolina home and slaughtered his wife and two daughters, while somehow only wounding him slightly as he tried to fight them off. As McDonald continues to proclaim his innocence, his skeptical father-in-law Freddy Kassab and investigative journalist Joe McGinniss probe his story to uncover the truth.Written by
This was a great story, but the book was even better! The fact that it is based on a true case makes it even better. If you like suspense movies and legal thrillers, this movie has it all. If you liked this movie, definitely definitely read the book.
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