Devil's Knot

114 mins
6.6 / 10 (626)
16

Synopsis

Three young boys playing in the woods never come back home. In the rush to find the killers police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. However, an investigator reveals that the evidence doesn’t all add up and they are forced to face that the true killer might still be out there.

MUBI's take

16 years after The Sweet Hereafter, Atom Egoyan returns to the subject of a community torn apart in this riveting docudrama. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Devil’s Knot tells the true story of the West Memphis Three, an infamous case of wrongful conviction and Satanic panic in the American heartlands.