May 9, 2014
Studio: RLJ/Image Entertainment
Director: Atom Egoyan
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriters: Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Amy Ryan, Mireille Enos, Stephen Moyer, Alessandro Nivola, Dane DeHaan
Copyright Holder: N/A
Based on the true crime book, "Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three" by Mara Leveritt, "Devil's Knot" tells the compelling story of three teenagers accused of the brutal 1993 murder of three 8-year old boys in Memphis, Ark. - two of them sentenced to life imprisonment and one to death. The film explores the lives of deeply misunderstood outsiders, their families and communities, and their darkest fantasies. The conviction of the West Memphis Three - Damien Echols, Jesse Misskelley, Jr., and Jason Baldwin - riled the American justice system, shocked a tightly knit religious town and outraged the nation.