Netflix 'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime': Air time, how to watch, and all about crime docu

Eliza Matsunaga shot and dismembered her husband over his alleged infidelity


                            Netflix 'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime': Air time, how to watch, and all about crime docu
Elize Matsunaga is the focus of the Netflix true crime documentary 'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime' (Netflix)

'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime' is a true crime documentary that will soon premiere on Netflix, adding to its stable of true-crime docuseries. 'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime' outlines the details of the crime that shocked Brazil in 2012 when Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring Elize's first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case.

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'Elize Matsunaga' will begin streaming on Netflix on July 8 (Netflix)

Air time and how to watch 

'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime' begins streaming on Netflix on July 8 at 3 am EST. You can also watch the series by signing up for the platform’s free trial. Apart from that, viewers can also opt for different subscription plans provided by the streaming giant. A premium plan that allows more people to watch the service on different screens simultaneously, costs $18 per month. Meanwhile, the basic US plan costs $9 per month.

Plot

According to the Netflix synopsis, "The crime shocked Brazil: Elize Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring her first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case."

Cast

Elize Matsunaga 

Elize Matsunaga a nurse, shot to infamy when she admitted to shooting her businessman husband, Kitano Matsunaga, and dismembering his limbs, before scattering his body parts in plastic bags. While Elize has since claimed that her rage was due to her husband's infidelity, there have been theories that she killed him for his money. Before things went so horrendously wrong, Elize Matsunaga reportedly lived a life of great privilege. Elize Matsunaga claimed that it was a crime of passion that led to her murdering her husband.

Elize Matsunaga will give her first interview in 'Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime' (Netflix)

Who else features?

The docuseries will also feature interviews with family members and colleagues who knew the couple, as well as experts who followed the case. 

Creators

The docuseries is directed by Eliza Capai and written by Diana Golts who also produces along with Gustavo Mello. 

Trailer 

The fascinating trailer shows how a woman who lived the life of a princess ended up being at the center of one of the most shocking crimes Brazil had witnessed. So did Elize Matsunaga commit a crime of passion or was it cold premeditated murder? Elize Matsunaga sits down for her first interview to put forth what went wrong with her picture-perfect life. You can catch the trailer here

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