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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  21 February 2011 (USA)
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Raffaele Sollecito
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Meredith Kercher
Heather Cave ...
Deanna Knox
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Rudy Guede
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Patrick Lumbana
Clive Walton ...
Curt Knox
Shoboo Kapoor ...
Arlene Kercher
Mimosa Campironi ...
Filomena Romanelli
Simonetta Solder ...
Detective Navarra
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ...
Detective Alicastro
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Dr. Patrizia Stefanoni
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Inspector Battistelli
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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 events took place in Perugia, but filming locations were mostly in and around Rome. See more »

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Rudy Guede: [singining] Meredeth's friend... Meredith's friend... Wanna get high?
Amanda Knox: Yes!
Rudy Guede: [singing] Wanna get high?
Amanda Knox: Yes!
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No Doubts Now
10 April 2013 | by (Milan) – See all my reviews

I live in Italy and followed this case closely from the very beginning. I thought I knew the case well, but the movie revealed details and sequences of events that I didn't remember.

Now I am not at all surprised that on March 26, 2013, Italy's highest criminal court overturned the acquittal of Knox in the murder of her British roommate and ordered a new trial. A shame that Miss Knox will probably not be present in the courtroom, as she has returned to the States.

I'm glad that I watched the movie. It was well done. I would recommend it to anyone who followed the case as closely as I did. It just reconfirmed what I already believed by adding even more detail. That is, whatever her role in the murder, she was there. yep.


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