West of Memphis is an examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers' unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and disturbing new information about a case that still haunts the American South.
Actors:Michael Baden, Jason Baldwin, Holly Ballard, Jamie Clark Ballard
Country: New Zealand, USA
IMDB : 7.9
Metascore : 80
Awards : Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.