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Devil's Knot

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
The Arkansas town of West Memphis makes national headlines when three teenagers are arrested for the brutal murders of three little boys.

Cast: Colin Firth , Reese Witherspoon , Dane DeHaan , Mireille Enos , Bruce Greenwood , Elias Koteas , Stephen Moyer , Alessandro Nivola

Director: Atom Egoyan

Genres: Docudrama, Crime drama

Distributor: Image, RLJ Entertainment

Devil's Knot (2013)

Release Date: May 9th, 2014|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • While the film is not nearly as evocative as Egoyan's 1997 masterpiece "The Sweet Hereafter" (also about children who died tragically), it is still an intrinsically fascinating story. show more

  • The writer-director has the talent to dig deep and lay bare the assumptions behind our idea of justice and our notions of right and wrong. In The Devil's Knot, he settles for an encyclopedic, if skin-deep, presentation. show more

  • This stilted crime drama from Atom Egoyan feels misguided from the start. He’s attempting to fictionalize a true story that has already been told better, several times over. show more

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