PREVIEW: Into the Abyss, with Werner Herzog satellite Q&A 12A

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This film was last shown on 27 March 2012

Herzog’s latest documentary focuses on the bleak yet fascinating subject of capital punishment, following the moving story of Michael Perry and Jason Burkett, two young men who were found guilty of three murders.

Unravelling the crime and trial from separate viewpoints, Herzog’s masterful exploration of life on Death Row shows the devastating effects on all involved. Winner of the Grierson Award for Best Documentary.

Followed by Q&A with Werner Herzog beamed live to the Showroom.


Werner Herzog
138 mins


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