Werner Herzog Stuns Again with 'Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life' | 11 Nov 2011 // 12:20 AM
This is the abyss the film shows, the frightening arbitrariness of the death penalty. People are born into poverty and violence by chance, and their fates -- as crime victims or victims of the state -- are also functions of chance.
Werner Herzog: Exploring death row, in compelling detail | 21 Nov 2011 // 2:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — For years I’ve labored under the misapprehension that Werner Herzog was simply what we in the film trade would call an auteur —