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Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (2011)

Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life
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Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
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Richard Lopez Richard Lopez
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Michael Perry Michael Perry
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Damon Hall Damon Hall
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Lisa Stolter-Balloun Lisa Stolter-Balloun
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Charles Richardson Charles Richardson
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Jason Burkett Jason Burkett
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Jared Talbert Jared Talbert
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Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
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1 year, 11 months ago at May 30 17:57
Werner Herzog works his documentarian magic again with this story of a senseless triple homicide over a stolen car. Although Herzog is clearly opposed to capital punishment, he still manages to to show how this incident affects everyone involved from the family members to the personnel. Pure Herzog moments abound, such as the camera staying on a person even after they finished talking, crime scene... read more

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1 year, 9 months ago at Aug 7 22:03
Another well-made documentary from Herzog and another terrible story of murder revealed in documentary form.

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9 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 10 13:39
For Perry, interviewed open mindedly, as a selfnamed Christian he is going to Paradise, anyway. That simple lines is a new approach of the visión of religión nowadays.
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Description: In his fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, master filmmaker Werner Herzog (Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Grizzly Man) probes the human psyche to explore why people kill—and why a state kills. In intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (scheduled to die within eight days of appearing on-screen), Herzog achieves what he describes as “a gaze into the abyss of the human soul.” Herzog’s inquiries also extend to the families of the victims and perpetrators as well as a state executioner and pastor who’ve been with death row prisoners as they ... (more)
Release date: 20 January 2012
Tags: Documentary (5), Crime (2), Execution (2), Capital Punishment (2), 2010s (2), Murder (2), Death Row (1), UK (1), Prisons (1), Usa (1), Death (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Friendship (1), 2011 (1), SnP (1), Prison (1), Werner Herzog (1), Ethics (1), Watch Online (1), Germany (1)
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