Into the Abyss

A heartbreaking look at American crime and punishment.
-THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
5/5 This riveting, haunting work fits perfectly into Herzog's resume as one of our most important living filmmakers.""""
-HOLLYWOOD CHICAGO
Extremely moving.""""
-David Denby, THE NEW YORKER
4.5/5 Masterpiece.""""
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-Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN TIMES
Une impression de sérénité tour à tour lugubre et lumineuse.
-La Presse

Synopsis

This powerful documentary from filmmaking legend Werner Herzog traces the legacy of a triple homicide in Texas, from the victims' families to a man on death row.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, December 09, 2011
Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 107 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

DIRECTED BY
Werner Herzog

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Director Werner Herzog, Polunsky Unit, Death Row, Livingston Texas. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Charles Richardson brother of murder victim Jeremy Richardson. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Werner Herzog and Amanda West, Cut and Shoot, Texas. Courtesy of Mongrel Media
Codefendant Jason Burkett Ellis Unit, Texas Department Criminal Justice. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Werner Herzog and cinematographer Peter Zeitlinger, Death Row Cemetery, Huntsville, Texas. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Lt. Damon Hall, Crater Lake, Montgomery County, Texas. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Michael Perry death row inmate, Polunsky Unit, Livingston, Texas. Executed July 1st, 2010. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.