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Devil's Knot
Archived: Devil's Knot (2013)

director: Atom Egoyan

composer: Mychael Danna
With: Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick, Amy Ryan, a.o.

duration: 114 minutes
Film Fest Gent - Devil's Knot

Academy Award nominee Atom Egoyan delivers this gripping crime thriller. The film is based on a true story about three teenagers in West Memphis, who were convicted of killing three young boys. A private investigator suspects all is not as it seems. The cast includes Academy Award winners Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon.


director: Atom Egoyan
composer: Mychael Danna
producer: Christopher Woodrow
screenplay: Paul Harris Boardman & Scott Derrickson based on the book by Mara Leveritt
Editor: Susan Shipton
Cinematography: Paul Sarossy
sound: Steve Munro

production company: Worldview Entertainment

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dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch subt.
country: United States of America
year: 2013


ATOM EGOYAN (1960): Lust of a Eunuch (1977, short), Howard in Particular (1979, short), After Grad with Dad (1980, short), Peep Show (1981, short), Open House (1982, short), Next of Kin (1984), Men: A Passion Playground (1985, short), In This Corner (1985, TV movie), Friday the 13th (1987, TV series, director of 1 episode), Family Viewing (1987), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1987-1988, TV series), Looking for Nothing (1988, TV short), Speaking Parts (1989), The Twilight Zone… Show more

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Atom Egoyan

2014:The Captive
2005:Where the truth lies
1998:Yo-yo ma : sarabande
1997:Sweet hereafter, the
1991:Adjuster, the
1990:Speaking parts
1988:Family viewing


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