107 minutes — PG, 35mm, Werner Herzog, Germany, 2011
OTTAWA PREMIERE | OFFICIAL SELECTION, TIFF 2011
The pane of glass separating Werner Herzog from his interview subject — death row inmate Michael Perry — becomes a window into the death penalty debate in this challenging doc, which “never… suggest[s] that there's a black-and-white simplicity to the [issue]. Herzog looks into darkness and sees nothing but shades of gray.” (NPR)
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