West Of Memphis
- Genre: Documentary
- Film running length: 147 min
(excl trailers and advertisements)
- UK Release Date: 21/12/2012
- Directed by: Amy Berg
- Country: United States
- Language: English
- Distributor: Sony Pictures
Jason Baldwin, Damien Wayne Echols, Jessie Misskelley
Documentary ‘West of Memphis’ examines a tragic miscarriage of justice that saw three American teenagers spend 18 years each in jail for a crime they didn’t commit.
Following the 1993 murder of three eight year old boys in a small Arkansas town, a flawed police investigation sent the three to prison and one of them, Damien Echols, to death row. After a protracted David-and-Goliath legal battle, they were finally freed. To tell their story, Echols went on to produce ‘West of Memphis’ along with award-winning filmmaker Amy Berg.
Contains strong language, references to sexual violence & gruesome images.
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West Of Memphis: Average guest rating breakdown (across UK & Ireland):
Total ratings: 5
Average rating: 3.0
Latest customer review (from a total of 1 review):
I urge everybody to see this - and to read Damien Echols' book, Life After Death.
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