Diego Enrique Osorno, behind The Show: Chronicle of a Murder
This is a documentary series The show, chronicle of a murdera work directed by Diego Enrique Osorno and produced by N+Docs, presents a rigorous journalistic investigation that will expose unpublished elements about the death of Francisco Jorge Stanley Albaitero, real name of Paco Stanley, the first chapter of which will be broadcast today at 11:00 p.m. for Las Estrellas on Televisa.
“A lot of collective work done really with rigor and passion is what is behind El Show. Searching for specific information, searching for meanings of life, searching for symbols of the time, searching for human meanings… That was the way to search for the truth through this chronicle that will offer some answers and new questions”, is how Diego Enrique Osorno himself described it in his column in Millennium .
“We tried to border between gossip and essay, to go from personal tragedy to collective tragedy and vice versa. We wanted to better understand the specific facts of the crime, its context and the human situation of protagonists such as Mario Bezares, Paola Durante, Brenda Bezares, Erasmo Pérez Garnica (El Cholo) and Paco Stanley himself”, details Osorno.
Is it known who killed Paco Stanley?
Paco Stanley’s murder is so far an unsolved case. It has not been determined with certainty who was responsible for the homicide. Although there have been different theories and speculations around the case, none have been officially confirmed.
So far, initial investigations link the case to a possible connection to drug trafficking, but over time, various theories and assumptions have been put forward about the motives and people involved in the homicide.
The issue remains an unreported case.
What year did it happen?
The murder of Paco Stanley took place on June 7, 1999 in the south of Mexico City in an establishment known as El charco de las ranas on the Periférico circuit.
Where to see the documentary?
The documentary is available through the Vix+ platform and on Las Estrellas on open television at 11:00 p.m.
The characters in the Paco Stanley documentary
The case had such an impact that it links important figures from the world of entertainment, politics and society. Among the names mentioned in this documentary are: Emilio Azcárraga and Ricardo Salinas Pliego, owners of Televisa and TV Azteca; head of government of the Mexican capital in that period, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas; the protagonists of the story are: Mario and Brenda Bezares; Paola During; Erasmo Perez “El Cholo”.