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The paradise lost trilogy / HBO Documentary Films presents ; Hand to Mouth Productions ; by Joe Berliner & Bruce Sinfosky.

Berlinger, Joe, (director.). Sinofsky, Bruce, (director.). Metallica (Musical group) (Added Author). Hand-To-Mouth Productions. (Added Author). @Radical.media (Firm) (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 364.15 PAR DVD (Text) Disc 1-2 34207002199124 DVDs-Adult Checked out 11/23/2018
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 364.15 PAR DVD (Text) Disc 3-Bonus 34207002199132 DVDs-Adult Checked out 11/23/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD 791.457 PAR (Text) 33187003694706 Dvd Non-fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL VD EDU 364.15 PAR (Text) 30419101341895 Video Disc Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL VD EDU 364.15 PAR (Text) 30419101342364 Video Disc Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1422922294
  • ISBN: 9781422922293
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr., 41 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([2], 16, [2] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm)
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Docurama Films : [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1996, 2000 and 2011.
Special features: 20-page collectible booklet of rare period photography from the filmmakers' personal archives; never-before-seen full interview with Jason Baldwin on the first morning after his release from prison; "lost" 1993 footage from the filmmakers' archives; deleted scenes and bonus footage; press day panel discussion with the West Memphis Three; filmmaker interviews; timeline of events; theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
[disc 1]. Paradise lost : the child murders at Robin Hood Hills / a film by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky ; a Hand to Mouth production -- [disc 2]. Paradise lost 2 : revelations / a film by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky ; a Hand to Mouth production -- [disc 3]. Paradise lost 3 : purgatory / a film by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky ; @Radical Media production -- [disc 4]. Bonus disc.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Features music by Metallica.
Summary, etc.:
"The landmark HBO documentary that sparked an international movement to "Free the West Memphis Three", Paradise Lost [: the child murders at Robin Hood Hills] investigates the gruesome 1993 murder of three eight-year-old boys and the three teenagers accused of killing them as part of a Satanic ritual. From real-life courtroom drama and clandestine jailhouse interviews to behind-the-scenes strategy meetings and intimate moments with grief-stricken families, acclaimed filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky were granted unprecendented access to all the players involved, capturing the events as they unfolded. Revelations explores the shocking aftermath of the trials, updating the story seven years after the murders. With Echols on death row and Baldwin and Misskelley serving life sentences, Purgatory picks up the story and delves even further into the horrifying crime with fresh insights that only the passage of time can provide. Facts are reexamined, new evidence is revealed and new suspects are scrutinized. One of the most celebrated series in American documentary, these films tear the lid off a notorious murder case and create a portrait of the American justice system that is, at turns, terrifying, heartbreaking and mesmerizing, ultimately demonstrating the power of cinema to effect social change"--Back of container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital, stereo; NTSC.
Language Note:
Paradise lost 3 is closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Echols, Damien.
Misskelley, Jessie.
Baldwin, Charles Jason, 1977-
Murder > Arkansas > West Memphis > Case studies.
False imprisonment > Arkansas > West Memphis > Case studies.
Juvenile homicide > Arkansas > West Memphis > Case studies.
Criminal justice, Administration of > Arkansas > West Memphis > Case studies.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Legal television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs > United States.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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