This gripping film is based on the true story of the murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Ark. and the murder trial that shocked the nation. May 5, 1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and convict the killers, police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. As the mother of one of the murdered boys tries to come to grips with this unspeakable tragedy, she is desperate to believe that the killers have been found and will be brought to justice. It is only when an investigator reveals that the evidence doesn't all add up, that the community is forced to face the reality that the true killer might still be out there.
In 2011, three young men convicted of the 1993 murder of three 8-year-old boys in West Memphis, Ark., were released after new DNA evidence called their guilt into question. » Read more
Cast:Alessandro Nivola; Reese Witherspoon; Amy Ryan; Stephen Moyer; Colin Firth; Dane DeHaan; Mirielle Enos
Directed by:Atom Egoyan