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Netflix’s New Documentary Lets You Decide If Amanda Knox is Guilty or Innocent

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PERUGIA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 24: Amanda Knox (C) is led away from Perugia's Court of Appeal by police officers after the first session of her appeal against her murder conviction on November 24, 2010 in Perugia, Italy. American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were convicted of the murder of Ms Knox's former British flatmate Meredith Kercher in 2007. Their initial trial completed in December 2009 with Knox and Sollecito receiving sentences of 26 and 25 years respectively. Rudy Guede, an unemployed man from Ivory Coast, was also convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher. The case is also forming the basis for a film currently being shot in Italy entitled 'The Amanda Knox Story', with American actress Hayden Panettiere cast as Amanda Knox. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Amanda Knox (C) is led away from Perugia’s Court of Appeal by police officers after the first session of her appeal against her murder conviction on November 24, 2010, in Perugia, Italy. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Did American Amanda Knox murder her British roommate while studying in Italy in 2007? Italian police certainly thought so, as they relentlessly pursued and even convicted her only to have the Italian Supreme Court throw out the verdict in 2015, citing “glaring errors” and “investigative amnesia.”

Yet people will insist an acquittal doesn’t necessarily equal innocence. Did the Italian police, through their sheer incompetence, let a killer go free? Or was their investigation a waste of time all along, harassing an innocent woman and letting the actual guilty party escape punishment?

Netflix’s documentary Amanda Knox addresses our preconceptions head on, with two trailers: one version for those inclined to find her innocent, one for those inclined to go the other way. Ahead of its premiere on September 30, check them out now. This is the innocent version…

…and below is the guilty take.