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1ST TRAILER: WEST OF MEMPHIS

Oh look, it’s that other project filmmaker Peter Jackson has been working on besides the juggernaut that is The Hobbit.  West Of Memphis is a documentary produced Jackson with Fran Walsh and directed by Amy Berg that’s finally grabbed a release date in Australia, 14 February 2013.

West Of Memphis looks into the untold story behind the infamous case of the “West Memphis 3” – three teenagers who were imprisoned for a heinous crime, despite overwhelming evidence of their innocence.

Ahead of the release next year a trailer has appeared online.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS:

Produced by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, West Of Memphis is a powerful and provocative look into the untold story behind the infamous case of the “West Memphis 3” – three teenagers who were imprisoned for a heinous crime, despite overwhelming evidence of their innocence. Acclaimed filmmaker Amy Berg (Deliver Us from Evil) chronicles their trial, conviction, and the subsequent investigation that generated the movement to prove their innocence, which involved everyone from grassroots supporters to celebrated artists and musicians. The film features original music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

West of Memphis is released 14 February 2013 in Australia.

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