Shadow of Truth

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Shadow of Truth is a true-crime Israeli documentary television series that was created by directors Yotam Guendelman and Ari Pines, and producer Mika Timor. The series was produced by Timor, Guendelman and Ben Giladi through their EGG Films and premiered on Israeli channel HOT8 in March 2016. It was subsequently sold by the producers to Netflix for worldwide distribution and was released with subtitles in over 190 countries on January 27, 2017.[1][2][3] In 2018, the series was labeled as one of the most-watched true-crime shows on Netflix.

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Shadow of Truth
Written byAri Pines
Yotam Guendelman
Directed byAri Pines
Yotam Guendelman
Theme music composerAhuva Ozeri
Country of originIsrael
Original languageHebrew & Russian
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
ProducersMika Timor, Ben Giladi and Yotam Guendelman
CinematographyEitan Hatuka
EditorGal Goffer
Running time42 minutes
Production companyEGG Films
Original networkNetflix
Picture formatDigital (HDTV)
Original releaseJanuary 27, 2017 (2017-01-27) 

The series has received positive reviews, and won several awards, including the 2017 Israeli Academy Television Awards for best documentary series, best editing and best visual-design and best special effects.[4]

In 2019, the creators of the show completed a follow up series titled Coastal Road Killer,[5][6] which premiered that same year in DOC NYC.[7]