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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the international headline-grabbing story of the now infamous American exchange student accused by Italian authorities of brutally killing her roommate. Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy poses the question of whether Knox (Panettiere), the Seattle honors student accused of murdering her college roommate Meredith Kercher (Amanda Fernando Stevens) in 2007 with her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito (Paolo Romio) and acquaintance Rudy Guede (Djirbi Kebe), actually committed the crime or was herself a victim.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: legal action, legal investigation, college, courtroom drama, prison, murder, crimes, courtroom, legal, murderous pair, unlikely criminals, police investigation, price of justice, law enforcement, life is a bitch, partners, couples, knife murder, college student, american abroad, illegal drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, campus
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