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Into The Abyss

Into the AbyssInto the Abyss, the new documentary from Werner Herzog tells a tale of bloody murder that is also the director's statement against...Into the AbyssPT105MInto the Abyss, the new documentary from Werner Herzog tells a tale of bloody murder that is also the director's statement against...2011-11-11Sundance Selects
BLOODY MURDER Michael Perry being interviewed in the documentary Into the Abyss

BLOODY MURDER Michael Perry being interviewed in the documentary Into the Abyss (CDTV)

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Into the Abyss

Director: Werner Herzog; Author: Werner Herzog; Runtime (in minutes): 105; Distributor: Sundance Selects

Into the Abyss, the new documentary from Werner Herzog tells a tale of bloody murder that is also the director’s statement against capital punishment. In Conroe, Tex., Herzog interviews Michael Perry and Jason Burkett, who were convicted a decade ago of a triple homicide. The film has the same moral design as Dead Man Walking, but since it never gets inside the darkness of the killers’ minds, it’s really just a rambling episode of A Current Affair. C

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