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. 

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

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