30.09. - 09.10.2021

Devil's Knot USA 2913 | 114 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Atom Egoyan

ATOM EGOYAN (*1960) is one of Canada’s best-known directors. His drama The Sweet Hereafter won many awards, including the Jury Prize at Cannes in 1997.

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For the media they were the West Memphis Three – the teenagers arrested in 1993 and later convicted for the gruesome murder of three children. Wrongfully, as we now know. Atom Egoyan retells the story of hate, defamation and error in a gripping´and disturbing drama. At its centre is Pam (Reese Witherspoon), the mother of one of the dead children. She is appalled as the teenagers are prejudged by public opinion and then made out to be Satanic animals. At first, Pam is also convinced of the trio's guilt. But when she asks a private investigator to make enquiries, who then turns up one inconsistency after another, she begins to have doubts.

Screening on 03.10. in attendance of:
Atom Egoyan (Director)
Original title: Devil's Knot
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Atom Egoyan
Screenplay: Scott Derrickson, Paul Harris Boardman
Cast: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Dane DeHaan, Mireille Enos, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Stephen Moyer, Alessandro Nivola, Amy Ryan
Producer: Elizabeth Fowler, Richard Saperstein, Clark Peterson, Christopher Woodrow, Paul Harris Boardman
Director of Photography: Paul Sarossy
Music: Mychael Danna
Production Design: Phillip Barker
Editor: Susan Shipton
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Senator Filmverleih
World Sales: Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
Production: Worldview Entertainment


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