The Helter Skelter Murders
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The Helter Skelter Murders
This grim retelling of the Helter Skelter slayings was filmed while the famous case was still in trial. The action takes place in the courtroom, as witnesses give their testimony and flashback sequences pull the viewer into the events leading up to and including the killings (though the names of the real-life principals are never used). What The Helter Skelter Murders might lack in factual accuracy it makes up for with period authenticity and a slow, dreamlike atmosphere, that, if endured, presents a certain harrowing feel not found in other depictions. Unfortunately, the film ends abruptly in… More