Suspect Her or Believe Her? New Amanda Knox Netflix Documentary Trailers Explore 2007 Murder

The murder of Meredith Kercher and her roommate Amanda Knox's involvement in the death is explored in a new documentary, Amanda Knox

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Amanda Knox has now twice had her murder conviction overturned in Italian court, but are there still questions surrounding the 29-year-old’s possible involvement in her roommate Meredith Kercher’s death?

A new Netflix documentary, Amanda Knox, digs into the 2007 murder of Kercher, a British exchange student, who was rooming with Knox in Perugia, Italy.

Two dueling trailers for the film explore whether Knox was merely drawn into an 8-year nightmare, or got away with the crime.

In “Believe Her,” an emotional Knox explains, “Before Italy, I had a happy life.”

Crying, she says of her ordeal, “I felt like a child again, and, I knew, I was a kid.”

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Knox and then-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito were convicted for Kercher’s murder in 2007. Both served four years in prison in Italy before their convictions were overturned in 2011. In 2014, a Florence court reinstated their guilty verdicts, sentencing them to 28 and 25 years, respectively. Last year, the country’s highest appeals court overturned the convictions once again.

While Knox has always maintained her innocence, Netflix’s second trailer, “Suspect Her,” wonders if she did actually commit the crime.

“That’s everyone’s nightmare,” says Knox in the clip. “Either I’m a psychopath in sheep’s clothing, or I am you.”

The documentary – directed by Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn – features interviews with Sollecito, Italian prosecutor Giuliano Mignini and Daily Mail reporter Nick Pisa, along with Knox.

Of the film, McGinn told Vanity Fair, “Everyone else who had reported the story had been on the outside. I wanted to look at it from the inside out.”

Amanda Knox will debut at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, before launching on Netflix Sept. 30.

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