Winner of the 2011 Grierson -The British Documentary Awards- for Current Most Entertainning Documentary
TRUE STORIES: BODYSNATCHERS OF NEW YORK
FILMED, PRODUCED & DIRECTED BY TOBY DYE
FEATURE LENGTH SINGLE DOCUMENTARY
BEARKATT PRODUCTIONS FOR CHANNEL 4(UK)/NBC UNIVERSAL (USA)
Highly cinematic documentary charting a macabre mystery that unfolds as the lives of a handful of starkly different, seemingly unconnected characters are intimately drawn together by a shocking crime involving over a thousand mutilated corpses in a tale of twenty-first century body snatching in the city of New York. Much was written about this notorious crime but little understood about the hidden, yet legal, tissue transplant industry that spawned it…until now. With exclusive access inside maximum-security prison to the man the NYPD labelled “Public Enemy No.1” this film charts how a former surgeon went from saving lives to ripping them apart.