Sophie: A Homicide in West Cork is a three-part collection that examines some of the well-known murders to ever happen in Eire. Primarily based on a real story, the crime documentary follows the lifetime of French documentary producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier, who died in West Cork in 1996. That includes contributions from du Plantier’s household, together with her mother and father, her son, and her uncle, the documentary goals to supply a novel window into the continued battle to search out justice for Sophie.
Suzanne Lavery, the documentary’s government producer, mentioned that “in making this documentary we wished to honor Sophie, her household and that rural group within the West of Eire. Even now, I discover it genuinely astonishing that one thing so horrible may have occurred not simply to a girl who appeared to have such a gilded life however in such a stupendous place and to a group that prided itself on its peacefulness, its security and inclusivity. It is what drew Sophie there. What does appear so tragic, is that Sophie’s excellent escape turned out to be the place she misplaced her life. And the shock of it nonetheless reverberates in that group 25 years later.”
Sophie: A Homicide in West Cork lands on Netflix on June 30. Within the meantime, watch the official trailer forward.