Watch: Werner Herzog's 'Into the Abyss' Documentary Official Trailer

October 26, 2011
Source: Apple

Into the Abyss Doc Trailer

"I'm either going home or home." An official trailer has been revealed via Apple for one of the most praised and talked-about documentaries to hit the fall festival circuit - Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss. This time Herzog heads down to Texas to look at the death penalty and panel system, following two convicts involved in a homicide, providing viewers with a "gaze into the abyss of the human soul." The film has quite a bit of buzz thanks to rave reviews like this on The Film Stage: "Herzog remains a master, providing us humanity, which is far more complex – and troubling than the facts." This looks very good, highly recommend viewing.

Watch the official trailer for Werner Herzog's documentary Into the Abyss:

You can also download this Into the Abyss trailer in High Definition on Apple

In intimate conversations and through the life stories of those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (who was scheduled to die eight days after his interview with Herzog), Herzog's investigation in the film unveils layers of humanity, making an enlightening trip out of ominous territory.

Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life, is directed by legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog, of many docs like Lessons of Darkness, Little Dieter Needs to Fly, Grizzly Man, Encounters at the End of the World and Cave of Forgotten Dreams. This premiered at the Telluride & Toronto Film Fests and was picked up by IFC Films & Sundance Selects. Into the Abyss hits limited theaters starting November 11th.

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Reader Feedback - 2 Comments


Looks good,Herzog makes great documentaries.

tir na nog on Oct 26, 2011


I will always love Werner Herzog, even if he suddenly decides only to film butterflies...

pipo on Oct 27, 2011

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