The eight episodes of The staircase turn on the question of whether the death of Kathleen Peterson was accidental or whether she was murdered by her husband, author Michael Peterson, presenting behind-the-scenes access to Peterson, his family and friends, investigators, the defense team, and the prosecution as events unfold and each party attempts to come to terms with this bizarre mystery.
Sundance documentary collection DVD.
Murder -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Peterson, Kathleen, 1953-2001.
Peterson, Michael (Michael I.)
Trials (Murder) -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Uxoricide -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Lestrade, Jean-Xavier de, film director.
Luchak, Allyson, film producer.
Maha Films, production company.
Peterson, Michael (Michael I.), interviewee.
Poncet, Denis, film producer.
Ratliff, Margaret, interviewee.
Ratliff, Martha, interviewee.
Razavet, Isabelle, director of photography.
Rudolf, David S., interviewee.
Studio Canal+, presenter.
Sundance Channel, presenter.