Mommy Dead and Dearest

Mommy Dead and Dearest

Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. In this true-crime documentary that follows a bizarre case involving one of psychology's most controversial conditions--Munchausen by proxy syndrome--a treacherous web of lies, child abuse, mental illness and forbidden love is untangled in provocative fashion. Dee Dee and her wheelchair-bound daughter, Gypsy Rose, were beloved residents of Springfield, MO. But after Dee Dee was found murdererd, Gypsy was tracked to Wisconsin and implicated in her death--but what began as a grisly tale of matricide morphed into a bizarre story of deception and abuse.
Directed by: Erin Lee Carr
Starring: Various
Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. In this true-crime documentary that follows a bizarre case involving one of psychology's most controversial conditions--Munchausen by proxy syndrome--a treacherous web of lies, child abuse, mental illness and forbidden love is untangled in provocative fashion. Dee Dee and her wheelchair-bound daughter, Gypsy Rose, were beloved residents of Springfield, MO. But after Dee Dee was found murdererd, Gypsy was tracked to Wisconsin and implicated in her death--but what began as a grisly tale of matricide morphed into a bizarre story of deception and abuse.
Directed by: Erin Lee Carr
Starring: Various