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Trailer for Werner Herzog's INTO THE ABYSS

Here is the trailer for Werner Herzog's Into The Abyss. Herzog has directed such films as Cave Of Forgotten Dreams and Grizzly Man and now had taken us on a completely different journey. Abyss takes a close look into the American judicial system, focusing on the murder case, trial, sentencing and execution of teenage boy Michael Perry.

Synopsis:

Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog (CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS, GRIZZLY MAN) returns with INTO THE ABYSS: A TALE OF DEATH, A TALE OF LIFE, a riveting examination of a horrible crime which probes the human psyche to explore why people kill--and why the state kills. In intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (who was scheduled to die eight days after his interview with Herzog), the filmmaker achieves what he describes as "a gaze into the abyss of the human soul." As he's so often done before, Herzog's investigation 

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Read a review of the film from the London Film Festival at NapiersNews.com. IFC is set to release Into The Abyss in theaters on November 11.

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