Amanda Knox Movie
February 21, 2011 by Post Team
Amanda Knox Movie, A controversial film about a former student at the University of Washington Amanda Knox will debut Monday night. Knox remains in jail in Italy after being convicted of murdering her roommate British Meredith Kercher. The film, “Amanda Knox: Murder trial in Italy,” will be aired on Lifetime, despite opposition from the family of Meredith Kercher, and lawyers representing Knox.
A report in the British media said a graphic scene showing Amanda Knox participating in the fatal stabbing of her roommate English was removed from the film. KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reporter Graham Johnson spoke with a local author and medical examiner, Mark Waterbury, who believes Knox is innocent. Waterbury has considered the case of a new book. He said that the new film could damage Knox, because it is disseminated while the case is still under appeal.
In his new book, “The Monster of Perugia: Amanda Knox Development of” Waterbury wrote Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have been convicted for corruption in the Italian legal system. Hayden Panettiere is on the spot.
She plays the role of Amanda Knox, the American student who is in prison in Perugia, Italy, on charges that she murdered her roommate Meredith Kercher, in a controversial film life Amanda Knox in Italy Murder aired tonight.
The film is under fire because of her sex, violence and representation of Knox. Amanda’s stepfather Chris Mellas said today that Amanda had “seen a little of it and was absolutely horrified by it.” Douglas Preston, author of The Monster of Florence, also said today that this morning the story is not correct, it is based on “erroneous facts and manipulated,” presented at the first trial – “that have been rejected by the appellate court. ”
Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have been convicted of murder. Knox was sentenced to 26 years in prison and Sollecito have been 25 years. Knox lawyers filed a complaint on February 3, cons Lifetime TV, YouTube and Google asking them to stop distributing the video and remove the trailers from the Internet. YouTube has lowered trailers and reissued for life, but so far has not agreed to withdraw the film.
Today Panettiere stopped by Rachael Ray to chat about the movie and said, “Guilty or innocent, I think what they did to her was and is horrible. I mean you look at the girl and they just made an example out of her in my opinion. … Here we are innocent until proven guilty and they’re that you are guilty until proven innocent, whom, you know, you can really start a whirlwind. ”
Ray asked what question she would ask Panettiere Amanda. Her answer: “Did you do it No, no, I would not say I’d really, really tried, but no you know, I’m curious to know what more she had to say? For me, because at first I wanted to meet her and she did not want to meet me, and understandably so.
“And then suddenly she came back and said she wanted to meet me, and it did not work with the shooting schedule and the fact she was only two days a week with her family and I did not like, you know, that hinder. ”
Panettiere added: “I really, really think this film and how it’s done is done tastefully and done in a way that is so focused on the facts.”
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