'Unbelievable' Is A Searing Drama About Violence And Justice The Netflix series Unbelievable brings together a group of actresses including Kaitlyn Dever, Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Dale Dickey and Danielle MacDonald. It's based on a true story about a young woman named Marie who was sexually assaulted and pressured by the police into recanting her story. Based on reporting from ProPublica and the Marshall Project, the series follows Marie, but also the two detectives who, much later, gave her case a chance to be solved.
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'Unbelievable' Is A Searing Drama About Violence And Justice

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'Unbelievable' Is A Searing Drama About Violence And Justice

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Merritt Wever and Toni Collette play two detectives investigating a series of sexual assaults. Beth Dubber/Netflix hide caption

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Merritt Wever and Toni Collette play two detectives investigating a series of sexual assaults.

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The Netflix series Unbelievable brings together a group of actresses including Kaitlyn Dever, Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Dale Dickey and Danielle MacDonald. It's based on a true story about a young woman named Marie who was sexually assaulted and pressured by the police into recanting her story. Based on reporting from ProPublica and the Marshall Project, the series follows Marie, but also the two detectives who, much later, gave her case a chance to be solved.

If you or someone you know needs to speak to someone about sexual assault, the National Sexual Assault Hotline is 1-800-656-4673. You can also find help at hotline.rainn.org.

The audio was produced and edited by Jessica Reedy.