A tale of death, a tale of life; followed by a Q&A with the film's producer. Legendary filmmaker Herzog (Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Grizzly Man) confronts an inmate facing imminent execution on death row in Texas. An astonishing "gaze into the abyss of the human soul."
In this post-screening Q&A, we discuss all things Herzog with his long-time producer André Singer
"Werner Herzog coaxes stories from the least likely of places ... filled with operatic levels of tragedy – and unexpected humour." - The Guardian
"In his fascinating exploration of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas ...Herzog's investigation unveils layers of humanity, making an enlightening trip out of ominous territory." - IFC Films
Winner: Grierson Award Best Documentary – BFI London Film Festival 2011