Paradise Lost 2: Revelations

"Very Good"

Paradise Lost 2: Revelations Review


Paradise Lost 2 picks up where the original left off: five years after the controversial conviction of Damien Wayne Echols and two friends for the murder of three young boys in a rural Arkansas. While the sequel is less effective emotionally, it does introduce new evidence and points are very heavy finger at John Mark Byers (father of one of the deceased) as the alleged killer (the original speculated that Byers might have been the culprit but also focused on a mysterious wanderer who passed through town, covered in blood). Still, things aren't going so well for Damien's defense, and five years on death row have not been overly kind to him. Most curious is the introduction of the argument that making of the original film, documenting the trial, somehow tainted the trial itself. It's a fascinating, if less-realized follow-up.


Paradise Lost 2: Revelations

Facts and Figures

Run time: 130 mins

In Theaters: Monday 12th March 2001

Production compaines: Creative Thinking International Ltd.

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Fresh: 10 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: Kathy Bakken as Herself, Steven Branch as Himself, Christopher Byers as Himself, John Mark Byers as Himself, Melissa Byers as Herself, Pam Echols as Herself, as Himself, Jessie Miskelly Sr. as Himself, as Himself, as Himself

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