9:00am
PowerNation: Xtreme Off Road: PowerStroke Chase Rig: Part I
9:30am
PowerNation: Engine Power: Project 242: AMC Jeep Six
10:30am
PowerNation: Detroit Muscle: Challenger Challenges
9:00am
9:30am
10:00am
10:30am
12:30pm
2:00pm
World's Wildest Police Videos: Dangerous Crashes & Chases Special Edition
3:00pm
World's Wildest Police Videos: Denver SUV
5:30pm
6:30pm

The Staircase - Chapter 3

Posted on: April 11, 2005 | Views: 234 | Comment

The latest wrinkle in the trial is the death of Michael Peterson's friend, Elizabeth Ratliff, who was also found dead at the bottom of a staircase seventeen years earlier after having spent the day with Peterson.

A thrilling and tense eight-part documentary covering the accidental (or was it?) death of Nortel exec Kathleen Peterson. Award-winning filmmaker Jean-Xavier De Lestrade covers the case from the arrest of Kathleen's husband to his trial to end result. As compelling as any drama on TV.

NY Times: It may seem ludicrous to say that a movie running more than six hours is well edited, but The Staircase, by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, is and not only is the editing prize-worthy, but the whole film is also so brilliantly conceived, reported, filmed and paced that you may come to wish it were twice as long. 

Tags:
michael peterson • lawyer • murder • kathleen peterson • reporter • interview • trial • investigation