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Netflix Documentary On Real Life Story Of 'Dirty John' Is Your New True Crime Binge!

Netflix Documentary On Real Life Story Of 'Dirty John' Is Your New True Crime Binge!

The documentary features disturbing interviews of multiple women who was a target of Meehan's manipulation and abuse while he was on his fraudulent streak.

There is another addition to the Netflix family and fans just cannot stop talking about it everywhere. Undoubtedly, Netflix continues to have a booming year where most of the original movies and series have worked out amazingly.

The streaming service has dropped a brand new documentary on 'Dirty John' which has stirred up quite a few debates on the internet. Earlier this month, the streaming line dropped an original series about 'Dirty John' that hit the numbers, reported DEADLINE.



 

 

Fans who have watched the entire season are excited to know that there is another thing to look forward to and know more about 'Dirty John' who is better known as John Meehan. 'Dirty John, The Dirty Truth' is a story about an interior designer and single mother Debra Newell who fell in love with Meehan, a con man pretending to be a doctor.



 

The documentary features disturbing interviews of multiple women who was a target of Meehan's manipulation and abuse while he was on his fraudulent streak.

The documentary is not only about his victims and how he had put their lives in danger, but it also discusses about how a bounty was put on the head of a detective to investigate Meehan's crimes. The documentary is a 90-minute film. 



 

 

A fan wrote on Twitter, "Just finished dirty John and I am SHOOK but can't wait to start the dirty John dirty truth heheheheheheh gimme more information." Another fan who watched it wrote, "Watching Dirty John - The Dirty Truth. The mans a madman! As if the series wasn't enough."

There is no way the thrill is going to fade away, as it was reported that Bravo is planning to make two more series of the chilling thriller. 



 

 

The dramatic thriller starred Eric Bana and Connie Britton as the lead roles and their splendid acting has been loved ever since the massive hit was aired for the first time.

Reportedly, the second season will show an entirely different story, and will also be a 'true crime'. It is written by 'Chance' co-creator Alexandra Cunningham, 'Dirty John' is based on the articles and news about a true crime podcast from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard.

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Frances Berwick, President, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, who oversees both nets, called the Dirty John story “uniquely fit for both the Bravo & Oxygen brands.”

“For the Bravo audience, it’s a chillingly relatable story of love, manipulation and survival that dovetails nicely with our other original scripted series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce and Imposters,” she said. “For Oxygen, it joins a roster of exclusive access, high-stakes premium content that the network is becoming known for among true crime enthusiasts.”



 

Connie Britton, who played the role of Debra, told TheWrap that she and the 'Dirty John' team were concerned about the aspect of the series from the start.

“That’s a really, really interesting point and definitely a tricky one in terms of how we adapted the story to the screen,” Britton told TheWrap in an interview. “I had a lot of conversations with our director [Jeffrey Reiner] and with our showrunner [Alexandra Cunningham] about how. We did a lot of brainstorming about how to try to do that and not just have it be so obvious that this guy is a bad guy. Because then there’s really nowhere to go.”

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“And the truth of the matter is, at least for me, one of the most important aspects of the story is that this could happen to anyone and, in fact, depending on your point of view, I would argue that we have a country at the moment that’s under the influence of a con man,” Britton continued.

“So it’s really, really easy to let this happen, and hindsight is always 20/20. So the challenge is to find the way to tell the story where you’re not already immediately saying, ‘What is she doing? Why doesn’t she walk away from this guy?’ And were we successful at doing that? Maybe sometimes yes, but maybe sometimes no. I think that was the challenge of the storytelling.”

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She also shared her personal conjectures about the movie when she finished filming it.

She said, "I had two reactions. The first one was as I was listening, this prevailing chill about listening to a story of a con man and how easy it is to be conned and to fall into the clutches of someone like this. And it felt really relevant right now. It feels really relevant at this time in our country. And then the second thing was really about Debra and how the other thing that I think is happening right now culturally, in terms of the #MeToo movement, is this self-reflection among women of the things that have shaped us."

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She continued, "And, really, reflection amongst both women and men in terms of how both genders are shaped by the culture and sometimes very old belief systems of how we’re supposed to relate to each other, how we’re supposed to value ourselves, how we’re supposed to think about each other. And I thought there were so many elements of the story where you can really see how she had been shaped by things in her culture, her environment, things in her family, things from her religious belief system — all of these things that contributed to the woman that she is today and the choices that she’s made."

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