2/series. Ellie Foreman, Jewish documentary filmmaker, divorced mother of an adventurous nine-year old daughter, finds herself sucked into the aftermath of an old man’s death when his landlady calls her. How is Ellie connected to this reclusive, ninety-year old man? Her own father, and his memories of World War II, may hold a clue. The old saying “there’s always an earlier crime” comes up in spades as Ellie meets a wealthy politician, her aged mother, and a man who bears an uncanny resemblance to a long-dead Chicago industrialist. With roots in pre-war Europe and the hideous Josef Mengele, Ellie – with some timely help - unravels this old, deadly secret. A 4.