Capt. Jeffery McDonald is convicted and sentenced to life in prison in 1979 for the murders of his wife and two children at their Fort Bragg home.
|Release Date||:||December 10, 2017|
|Production Company||:||Lincoln Square Productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Casts||:||Scott Foley, Dave Annable, John Doman, Lochlyn Munro, Jessica Harmon, Caroline Aaron, Julia Maren Baker, Julia Benson, Primo Allon, Baylee Breen-Wood, April Cameron, Aaron Craven, Bruce Dawson, Parveen Dosanjh, Lane Edwards, Lee Shan Gibson, Serge Houde, Ken Kramer, Ken McNicol, Hrothgar Mathews, Andrew Moxham, Marilyn Norry, Rebecca Olson, Rhona Rees, Trevor Roberts, Gabrielle Rose, Andrew Tait, John Treleaven, Shayn Walker, Gwynyth Walsh, Pierre Wolff, Adil Zaidi, Nigel Brighton, Derek Schnobb|
|Plot Keywords||:||tv movie|
For those who haven't seen the 80s movie Fatal Vision, this is worth a watch. It's still one of the most puzzling true life murders ever. This movie was a little disappointing. It doesn't show that much more substance than the 80s movie. The only new thing is the point of view of true crime writer Joe McGinnis. It would have been better if it went more into the evidence that was in Jeffrey MacDonald's favor to balance things out. Another fault is the re-enactments were a little do dimly lit. Not clear enough. The story should have gone more to present day.
Acting was alright. Gary Cole in the 80s movie was more chilling than Scott Foley. Dave Annable plays the writer he is aged appropriately for the movie.
Worth one watch for anyone interested in true crime.