‘Murder Among the Mormons’: Telling a Haunting 35-Year-Old Story That Turned Pain Into Understanding

‘Murder Among the Mormons’: Telling a Haunting 35-Year-Old Story That Turned Pain Into Understanding
[Editor’s Note: The following interview contains spoilers for the Netflix series “Murder Among the Mormons.”]

There’s an overwhelming sense of unease right from the start of “Murder Among the Mormons.” Shannon Flynn, sitting in a chair and speaking to interviewers just off-camera, very politely asks that he not answer a particular question. It takes until the end of the three-part documentary series to find out what led to that reaction, but directors Tyler Measom and Jared Hess explained that feeling was in many ways a microcosm of how many people in the Salt Lake City area still live with the consequences of a series of deadly bombings over 35 years later.

“The first scene is usually one of the last things you put in a movie. In today’s world, in some aspects of streaming, the opening part of the documentary is so important. We want to hook the audience, but you also don’t want to give too much away,
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