The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

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Robert Durst, scion of NY's billionaire real-estate family, has been accused of three murders over the past 30 years, but never convicted. Brilliant and reclusive, he has not spoken publicly--until now. Directed and produced by Andrew Jarecki and produced and shot by Marc Smerling, this six-part series exposes long-buried information of a case that has baffled authorities.
Directed by: Andrew Jarecki
Starring: Robert Durst
Robert Durst, scion of NY's billionaire real-estate family, has been accused of three murders over the past 30 years, but never convicted. Brilliant and reclusive, he has not spoken publicly--until now. Directed and produced by Andrew Jarecki and produced and shot by Marc Smerling, this six-part series exposes long-buried information of a case that has baffled authorities.
Directed by: Andrew Jarecki
Starring: Robert Durst

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Chapter 1: A Body in the Bay

    Original air date: 02/08/2015 Runtime: 43:06 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2015 Runtime: 43:06 min. Series premiere. A bizarre 2001 murder in Texas resurrects public interest surrounding NYC real-estate scion Robert Durst, who seeks out filmmaker Andrew Jarecki for an exclusive one-on-one interview.

  • 2. Chapter 2: Poor Little Rich Boy

    Original air date: 02/15/2015 Runtime: 46:11 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2015 Runtime: 46:11 min. Interviewed by Andrew Jarecki, Robert Durst recalls seeing his mother jump to her death when he was seven, and opens up about the marital travails that preceded his wife Kathie's disappearance in 1982.

  • 3. Chapter 3: The Gangster's Daughter

    Original air date: 02/22/2015 Runtime: 44:09 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2015 Runtime: 44:09 min. Nearly 20 years after his wife disappeared, Robert Durst makes headlines again when his longtime confidante Susan Berman--a potential witness in the disappearance of Kathie Durst--is murdered in LA.

  • 4. Chapter 4: The State of Texas vs. Robert Durst

    Original air date: 03/01/2015 Runtime: 51:12 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2015 Runtime: 51:12 min. Two years after the dismembered body of Morris Black washed up on the shores of Galveston, TX, Robert Durst goes on trial with a formidable team of attorneys and a brilliant defense strategy.

  • 5. Chapter 5: Family Values

    Original air date: 03/08/2015 Runtime: 46:21 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2015 Runtime: 46:21 min. Present day: In the 33 years since Kathie Durst disappeared, no progress has been made in finding out what happened to her, or finding her body. Without answers, her family and friends continue to hunt for the truth.

  • 6. Chapter 6: What the Hell Did I Do?

    Original air date: 03/15/2015 Runtime: 38:01 min.

    Original air date: 03/15/2015 Runtime: 38:01 min. Present day: Nearly a decade has passed since the filmmakers began investigating Robert Durst and his alleged crimes. They have spoken to more than 100 participants in Durst's story, including family, friends, police, lawyers, jurors and journalists in an attempt to get at the truth.