The BEST Episodes of Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2021

Network: Netflix

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

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Marital Status: Widow

#1 - Marital Status: Widow

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 8, 2021

On a temporary release from prison, Elize details her troubled relationship with Marcos as people close to the case describe the aftermath of the crime.

star 7.26
34 votes
Directors: Eliza Capai
A Princess Life

#2 - A Princess Life

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 8, 2021

Did Elize commit premeditated murder? She recalls how the prosecution used her past against her, with her motive and confession facing intense scrutiny.

star 7.18
34 votes
Directors: Eliza Capai
Elize's Unfortunate Idea

#3 - Elize's Unfortunate Idea

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 8, 2021

Elize recounts what she was thinking when she decided to dismember Marcos' body, and her attorney explains his trial strategy to sway public opinion.

star 7.10
30 votes
Directors: Eliza Capai
Echoes of a Crime

#4 - Echoes of a Crime

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 8, 2021

As she opens up about her difficult childhood, Elize looks back at the last day of her trial, when the judge handed down a surprising sentence.

star 7.06
33 votes
Directors: Eliza Capai