Runtime: 114 mins
Genres Biography Crime Drama Thriller
Actors Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick, Seth Meriwether, Kristopher Higgins, Amy Ryan, Robert Baker, Collette Wolfe, Rex Linn, Bruce Greenwood, Kristoffer Polaha, Matt Letscher, Michael Gladis, Stephen Moyer, Martin Henderson, Ted Huckabee, Elias Koteas, Dane DeHaan, Kerry Cahill, Jet Jurgensmeyer, Paul Boardman Jr., Brandon Spink, Kevin Durand, Julie Ivey, Jack Coghlan, Lori Beth Sikes, Gary Grubbs, Stan Houston, Matthew Stanton
Devil’s Knot is an American biographical crime movie based on true an incident as explained in a book with same name, written by Mara Leverit.
The movie is directed by Atom Egoyan. It features Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Mireille Enos, Dane DeHaan, Kevin Durand, Bruce Greenwood, Stephen Moyer, Elias Koteas, Amy Ryan, and Alessandro Nivola in lead role.
Movie could not manage to perform well on the box-office but it received mixed critics review.
The story beings from year 1993, where three eight-year- old kids (Stevie Branch, Christopher Byers, and Michael Moore) of working class community of West Memphis, Arkansas, have gone missing.
After an extensive search, police manage to find out their brutally beaten and torn body next day. Police Department after inspecting the body, announces that murders are done as a part of satanic action.
Investigation remains on and around one month later, three teenagers, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr, are taken in custody.
During interrogation, Misskelley confesses the crime and they all are taken to court, where Echols is given death sentence and other two are given sentence to life.