Death Row

Death Row

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Master documentary-maker Werner Herzog's examination of US prisoners awaiting execution, a companion piece to his film Into the Abyss. Herzog analyses what makes people kill and why, in turn, they are to be killed by the state. More

Originally a TV mini-series comprising four episodes, each focusing on a particular case. Interviews with the convicted murderers on death row make up most of the running time, supplemented by interviews with family members and others related to the case. 

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2012188 minsUSA
CrimeDocumentaryTV Show
Director:
Werner Herzog ('Into the Abyss', 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams', 'Bad Lieutenant', 'Grizzly Man', 'Aguirre, Wrath of God')
Writer:
Werner Herzog
Cast:
Werner HerzogHank SkinnerJames BarnesLinda CartyJoseph C. GarciaGeorge Rivas

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