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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Vincent Riotta ...
Guiliano Mignini
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Heather Cave ...
Deanna Knox
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Patrick Lumbana
Clive Walton ...
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Arlene Kercher (as Shoboo Kapoor)
Mimosa Campironi ...
Filomena Romanelli
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Detective Navarra
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Detective Alicastro
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Dr. Patrizia Stefanoni
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Ispettore Battistelli
Stefano Santospago ...
Lawyer Giordano
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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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21 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Beyond the Headlines: The Amanda Knox Story  »

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The real events took place in Perugia, but filming locations were mostly in and around Rome. See more »

Quotes

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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Le Coeur
Performed by Djibril Kebe
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Well acted and well told
8 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very interesting presentation causing one to shift in belief about innocence or guilt. Initially I thought it was a fluff piece giving Amanda Knox a pass but then it tells the other stories from the other players and a strong picture of guilt emerges. I won't tell you whose. After following the actual trial pretty closely I thought this film presented all sides with precision. I don't know how well it depicts the emotion of the real characters but it seems like everything was well researched. The only fault I can find is Hayden did not really manifest that icy cold stare and personality that has been testified to by numerous players. The guard in the prison and two accusers for example. She was called the "ice maiden" by a guard and anti-social. HP's portrayal is much more girl-next-door and is fairly one-dimensional.


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