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Devil’s Knot

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114 minutes – Crime Drama
Release date: January 24, 2014
Canadian distributor: Remstar Films
US Distributor: Image
US release date: 2014

Based on the 2002 book of the same name by Mara Leveritt, Devil’s Knot was filmed in Morrow and Atlanta, Georgia and is about the West Memphis Three. A fact-base crime drama with very disturbing overtones, it concerns the savage 1993 murders of three young children in West Memphis, Arkansas, which led to a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. Sentenced variously from life in prison to death, the three were released in 2011 and are now seeking full pardon. Devil’s Knot had its World Premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Production still and Poster courtesy of Remstar

Northernstars.ca reviews Devil’s Knot.



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Crew:
Producer:Paul Harris Boardman
Elizabeth Fowler
Clark Peterson
Richard Saperstein
Christopher Woodrow
Director:

Atom Egoyan

Screenwriter:

Paul Harris Boardman
Scott Derrickson

Cinematographer:

Paul Sarossy

Editor:

Susan Shipton

Composer:

Mychael Danna

Cast:Roles:

Reese Witherspoon
Colin Firth
Kevin Durand
Stephen Moyer
Elias Koteas
Bruce Greenwood
Mireille Enos
Alessandro Nivola
Amy Ryan
Collette Wolfe
Martin Henderson
Gary Grubbs
Judd Lormand
Kristoffer Polaha
Matt Letscher
Amber Chaney
Michael Gladis
Rex Linn
Jonathan Spencer
Brian Howe
Mike Pniewski
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Robert Baker
Anessa Ramsey
James Hamrick

Pam Hobbs
Ron Lax, a private investigator
John Mark Byers, adoptive father of Christopher Byers
John Fogelman
Jerry Driver
Judge David Burnett, original judge of the trial
Vicki Hutcherson
Terry Hobbs
Margaret Lax
Glori Shettles
Brent Davis
Dale Griffis
WMPD Desk Officer
Val Price, the public defender
Paul Ford
Older Bojangles Employee
Dan Stidham
Inspector Gary Gitchell
Examiner
Detective McDonough
Landlord
Tom
Det. Bryn Ridge
Rosie
Damien Echols