INTO THE ABYSS

A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life

The new documentary by Werner Herzog on Death Row inmates
- 105 minutes feature documentary
- Available autumn 2011
- A co-production between Creative Differences, Skellig Rock (Werner Herzog Film) and Channel4 (Spring Films)
With Investigation Discovery, More4, Revolver Entertainment
We do not know when and how we will die. Death Row inmates do. Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with Death Row inmates, asks questions about life and death and looks deep into these individuals, their stories, their crimes.

A  gaze into the abyss of the human soul.

Michael Perry: executed on July 1, 2010, eight days after the conversation with Werner Herzog. Convicted for triple murder.

Jason Burkett: Perry's co-defendant, who married in prison with a young women outside who, although they are only allowed to touch hands under the supervision of a guard, mysteriously managed to become pregnant of him.

World sales (ex North America and UK):

ZDF Enterprises
programinfo@zdf-enterprises.de
Phone: +49 6131 991-1831

Werner Herzog Film GmbH
Spiegelgasse 9
1010 Vienna / Austria
Phone +43 1 512 9444
Fax     +43 1 512 9398
office@wernerherzog.com
www.wernerherzog.com

INTO THE ABYSS
FESTIVAL PARTICIPATION
Telluride: September 2 - 5, 2011
Toronto: September 8 - 18, 2011
London: October 12 - 27, 2011 WINNER OF GRIERSON AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
IDFA: November 16 - 27, 2011

Werner Herzog premiers Into the Abyss at DOC NYC.

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