One of the categories by which the Netflix content catalog has recently been characterized is the integration of productions that tell the story of famous serial killers. Stories that are narrated through documentaries, movies or series and that have become the favorites of subscribers.
So in order not to be left out of the public’s taste, this September 21, the platform of streaming welcomed his new miniseries Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. The plot is based on the life of the brutal serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, known as the “butcher of Milwaukee”.
The production by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan stars Evan Peters (famous for his participation in several seasons of American Horror Story)who brings to life one of the most famous serial killers in the United States, responsible for the deaths of 17 adults and male children between the years of 1978 and 1991.
Through ten chapters, lasting approximately 50 to 55 minutes each, Murphy and Brennan tried to narrate Dahmer’s life from the 1960s until his arrest in 1991, the year in which the series of crimes ended. by Jeffrey. Notably, the directors went to great lengths to best portray Peters as the psychopathic figure of the murderer, making for a fascinating entry into the world of true crime.
Based on true events, the series reveals the modus operandi with which Jeffrey Dahmer murdered his victims, but not before practicing rape, necrophilia, dismemberment and cannibalism. This version is the tragic reflection of a criminal, who in his youth showed an extravagant and rather lonely character. But perhaps the most shocking behind his crimes are the disturbing details that reveal that the subject used to drink the blood and eat some parts of the body of his victims and even keep some of their bones.
It should be noted that the life of Jeffrey Dahmer had previously been told through various documentaries and film productions, such as the tape Dahmer, the Milwaukee Butcher (2002), played by Jeremy Renner and directed by David Jacobson. While, for his part, the filmmaker Marc Meyers did his thing in the film dahmer friend (2017), starring actor Ross Lynch.
Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story It has the participation of artists such as Colin Ford, Richard Jenkins, Penelope Ann Miller, Niecy Nash, among other renowned actors, who together with Evan Peters represent this adaptation that seeks to give the famous “Milwaukee butcher” a more dehumanized touch. If you haven’t seen anything about this incredible miniseries yet, here’s the trailer with a brief preview of this disturbing story.