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Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000)

Unrated | | Documentary | TV Movie 12 March 2001
The case of the West Memphis Three, its questionable circumstances and the parties involved are followed up years later.
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In 1994, three nonconformist boys in West Memphis, Arkansas were convicted for a horrific triple child murder. However, the original film shows how questionable evidence and a prejudiced community instead led to an apparent miscarriage of justice. The producers return to West Memphis to meet the Three again and the grassroots movement that has arisen to exonerate the Three. However, the father of one of the victims, John Mark Byers, is profiled as well as he belligerently asserts the three's guilt even as new evidence and his own criminal record draws suspicion on himself. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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The only film of the trilogy to be a TV project instead of receive a theatrical release. See more »

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At one point the on-screen date for a trial scene is listed as January of 1993. The murders didn't occur until May of that year. See more »


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Lost in 'Paradise'
21 August 2001 | by (Kansas City, Missouri, USA) – See all my reviews

Harrowing, provocatively-intense and emotionally-charged documentary about the ever so fascinating but disturbing Robin Hood Hills murders case. Sharply directed and engrossingly formated with multi-dimensional angles that delve into the human psyche and makes one think liberally and often inquisitively about the way our justice system operates and the possibility of evil at liberty and innocence imprisoned! Grade: A (Must see!!!)


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