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Publisher: [United States] : Sundance Selects, 2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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In his fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, master filmmaker Werner Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people kill, and why a state kills. In intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry, Herzog achieves what he describes as 'a gaze into the abyss of the human soul.'
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
ISBN: 078861469X 9780788614699
OCLC Number: 1010986525
Language Note: English audio; Spanish subtitles. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.

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In his fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, master filmmaker Werner Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people kill, and why a state kills. In intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry, Herzog achieves what he describes as 'a gaze into the abyss of the human soul.'

"Every interview yields stunning surprises."--Wall Street Journal.

" ... Undeniably profound."--Variety.

"A disquieting, heartbreaking look at American crime and punishment."--Hollywood Reporter.

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