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Buried

BURIED follows the gripping story of Eileen Franklin who, while playing with her young daughter, suddenly had a memory of witnessing the rape and murder of her childhood best friend, 8-year-old Susan Nason, which led to a re-opening of a case that had gone unsolved for nearly 20 years. And in a shocking twist, when Eileen came forward with her memory, she told the police that she remembered the murderer was her own father, George Franklin.

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In January 1989, in a flash Eileen Franklin recalled being eight years old and witnessing the rape and murder of her best friend, Susan Nason. She also remembered the identity of the murderer – it was Eileen’s own father, George Franklin. The ensuing trial was the first criminal case based on a repressed memory, and it raised questions and issues that continue to challenge the reliability of memory and of criminal testimony to this day. Eileen Franklin’s memories were terrifying beyond imagining... but were they true beyond a reasonable doubt?

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    In 1969 a girl is murdered. In 1989 her best friend suddenly remembered witnessing the brutal crime and the man who committed it – her own father. The explosively controversial trial that followed was the first criminal case based on a repressed memory.

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