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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 21 February 2011
Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Riotta ...
Raffaele Sollecito
Meredith Kercher
Heather Cave ...
Deanna Knox
Rudy Guede
Patrick Lumbana
Clive Walton ...
Curt Knox
Arlene Kercher (as Shoboo Kapoor)
Mimosa Campironi ...
Filomena Romanelli
Detective Navarra
Detective Alicastro
Dr. Patrizia Stefanoni
Ispettore Battistelli
Stefano Santospago ...
Lawyer Giordano


Update: On Oct. 3, 2011, Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted of murder on appeal in Italy. DNA experts determined the DNA on the so-called murder weapon was actually from bread crumbs (as in victim Meredith Kercher handling the bread and some crumbs ending up on the knife). Knox's conviction for slandering Diya Lumumba was upheld, though evidence came out that Knox had implicated the bar owner after 50 hours of interrogation without a lawyer present. As of Oct. 3, 2011, Knox's parents still face trial for slander for accusing Italian police of brutality and intimidation. Written by Gregory Marshall Smith

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The real Amanda Knox was acquitted of the murder along with Raffaele Sollecito on October 3, 2011. See more »


Rudy Guede: [singining] Meredeth's friend... Meredith's friend... Wanna get high?
Amanda Knox: Yes!
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Amanda Knox: Yes!
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They should remake this movie.
7 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

They claim this is a true story but it contains many inaccuracies. Amanda was not at the crime scene when Meredith died, but in this movie she is. I think many people would like to watch this movie now that there is renewed interest in this case. Lifetime showed this movie once and it got good ratings. However there are some things in the film that are not unlike slander, so I think Lifetime put it away and hoped we would forget about it. I think they could edit out some stuff and voice over some new lines to make the story more true. Otherwise this movie is worth watching and it is a shame nobody will get to see it again. I think we all know what happened to Amanda at the end, but her life has changed a lot since this movie was made.

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