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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
New DNA evidence sheds light on the case of the West Memphis 3, a trio of men who were convicted in 1994 of murdering three suburban Arkansas Cub Scouts.


Directors: Joe Berlinger , Bruce Sinofsky

Genres: Documentary

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)

Release Date: September 11th, 2011|2 hr. 1 min.

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  • Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's final film about the West Memphis Three demonstrates how the first two docs played a role in galvanizing national support to free the wrongly convicted men. show more

  • This is one of the most fascinating of all true crime stories. show more

  • Destined to rank as one of the major achievements in American documentary, the "Paradise Lost" project comes to a presumed end with Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory. show more

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What Is 'Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory'? Oscar Nominees 2012 Guide

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on February 21, 2012

"Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" Nominated For: Best Documentary Feature What's It About: Part of a set of HBO documentaries, "Purgatory" is the third in the series, which continues to examine the s...

West Memphis 3 Victims Want HBO Documentary Excluded From Oscars

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on December 1, 2011

This past August, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley -- better known as the West Memphis 3 -- were released from prison. The trio had been accused of murdering three young boys in ...

HBO Is Ready for 'Paradise Lost 4,' but the West Memphis 3 Just Want to See a Decent Movie

Posted by
Alex Suskind on October 10, 2011

How do you integrate yourself back into society after 18 years in prison? How do you cope when the ordinary activities most of us take for granted -- eating a meal, going to the movies -- coun...

West Memphis Three to Attend 'Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory' Premiere at New York Film Festival

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on October 6, 2011

Two months after being released from prison, the West Memphis Three will make their first public appearance at the film premiere for 'Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory' in New York on Monday night at th...

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