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Uniform Title Into the abyss (Motion picture : 2011)
Title Into the abyss [videorecording] : a tale of death, a tale of life / Creative Differences and Skellig Rock, in association with Spring Films and Werner Herzog Film, present ; a film by Werner Herzog ; directed by Werner Herzog; produced by Erik Nelson.

Imprint New York : IFC Films : [Distributed by] MPI Media Group, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    364.1523 INT    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    364.1523 INT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Peter Zeitlinger ; editor, Joe Bini ; music, Mark Degli Antoni.
Cast Jason Burkett, Werner Herzog, Michael Perry.
Summary Filmmaker Werner Herzog explores a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas and "probes the human psyche to explore why people kill--and why a state kills". Through intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (scheduled to die within eights days of appearing on-screen), Herzog achieves what he describes as 'a gaze into the abyss of the human soul.' Herzog's inquiries also extend to the families of the victims and perpetrators as well as a state executioner and pastor who've been with death row prisoners as they've taken their final breaths.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature thematic material and some disturbing images.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language In English with optional Spanish subtitles ; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Perry, Michael, -2010.
Burkett, Jason.
Death row inmates -- Texas -- Conroe.
Capital punishment -- United States.
Murder -- Psychological aspects.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Added Author Herzog, Werner, 1942- Screenwriter. Director.
Nelson, Erik. Producer.
Perry, Michael, -2010.
Burkett, Jason.
Creative Differences Productions.
Skellig Rock (Firm)
Spring Films.
Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.
IFC Films.
MPI Media Group.
ISBN 9780788614699
Standard No. 030306934594
Music No. IFC9345 IFC Films

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