Into the Abyss (2011) International Trailer
International trailer for the documentary Into the Abyss.
Werner Herzog's latest stunning documentary explores the human cost of crime and its consequences, following the moving story of Michael Perry and Jason Burkett, two young men who were found guilty of three capital murders.
Perry was executed eight days after filming commenced while Burkett was sentenced only to life in prison. Unraveling the legacy left by the crimes from separate viewpoints, including the victim's families and prison staff, Herzog's masterful exploration of life on Death Row shows the devastating effects on all involved.