Into the Abyss

(2011)

Genres: Crime, Documentary

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Herzog takes on the death penalty in his latest documentary 'Into the Abyss
Werner Herzog does something great reporters know how to do: He listens. He pays attention during conversation. He's so in-the-moment, he instinctively asks the natural follow-up question, and that's what often elicits the greatest honesty and the most unexpected emotion. And so in his latest documentary, "Into the Abyss," Herzog turns an earnest, low-key interview with a prison chaplain into a sudden outburst of tears, merely by asking the gentleman to relay an anecdote about a squirrel he saw on a golf course. …Read Full Review
Christy Lemire - The Associated Press - 11/09/2011