Knee Deep

The true story of attempted murder in a small town in Maine.

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Independent Lens
Premiere Date
November 6, 2008
90 minutes

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The Film

Rashomon" meets Fargo in Knee Deep, a bittersweet, true crime story of Josh Osborne, a sheltered Maine farm boy who attempts to save the family farm and the only life he knows by plotting to kill his mother. Proving that truth is often stranger than fiction, the film is a satiric study of rural American values wrapped in an attempted murder mystery.