Four episodes, 10 years, 200 days of shooting and thousands of hours of film material later, one question remains unanswered: Who murdered? Barbara Hamburg?
But for Madison HamburgWhen he wanted to find out on March 3, 2010 who killed his mother, there was another riddle he wanted to solve: Who was Barbara Hamburg?
Murder on Middle Beach ended its four episodes on Sunday night, ending Madison’s eight-year investigation – but also a fresh start, both for the filmmaker as a family member who witnessed this type of tragedy and a major breakthrough in the investigation afterwards.
Madison was only 18 when Barbara was murdered, and told E! News His documentary is less a crime thriller than an exploration of the person Barbara, not just her parents, and the “conflicts in her life”.
These conflicts, as well as Madison’s family secrets, are revealed and investigated in Murder on Middle Beach, along with its ongoing investigation into the unsolved murders.
But will Madison continue to document his search for his mother’s killer? And how did his family members – including his estranged father – react to the documentaries?