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WATCH: First Look Footage from Amanda Knox-Inspired 'The Face of an Angel,' Starring Beckinsale and Bruhl

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 5, 2014 at 11:35AM

A first bit of footage has arrived for the prolific Michael Winterbottom's fictionalized account based on the Amanda Knox case and trial, "The Face of an Angel." Daniel Bruhl ("Rush," "The Fifth Estate") and Kate Beckinsale star. The currently in-production film hits the European Film Market later this month. Check out the 30-second video below.
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A first bit of footage has arrived for the prolific Michael Winterbottom's fictionalized account based on the Amanda Knox case and trial, "The Face of an Angel." Daniel Bruhl ("Rush," "The Fifth Estate") and Kate Beckinsale star. The currently in-production film hits the European Film Market later this month. Check out the 30-second video below.

A detailed plot synopsis of the film, which is inspired by journalist Barbie Latza Nadeau's investigative book "Angel Face: Sex, Murder and the Inside Story of Amanda Knox," is over at Variety.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.