Knox and her previous boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have been convicted and later on acquitted in an Italian court docket for the 2007 killing of Knox’s roommate, Meredith Kercher, in Perugia, Italy, exactly where Knox was a college student.
“Stillwater” director Tom McCarthy has mentioned Knox’s case impressed the storyline.
Of the film, Knox tweeted Thursday: “Does my name belong to me? My face? What about my daily life? My tale? Why does my name refer to situations I had no hand in? I return to these concerns due to the fact other people continue on to revenue off my title, encounter & story without having my consent. Most lately, the film #STILLWATER”
Knox explained that she “would love absolutely nothing a lot more than for persons to refer to the functions in Perugia as ‘The murder of Meredith Kercher by Rudy Guede,’ which would location me as the peripheral figure I ought to have been, the harmless roommate.”
Knox also invited McCarthy and Damon to join her on her podcast “Labyrinths,” to focus on the functions in the film.
“By fictionalizing away my innocence, my total lack of involvement, by erasing the function of the authorities in my wrongful conviction, McCarthy reinforces an image of me as a guilty and untrustworthy man or woman,” Knox reported of a twist ending in the motion picture.
“I have not been authorized to return to the relative anonymity I had prior to Perugia,” Knox said. “My only alternative is to sit idly by whilst other folks proceed to distort my character, or battle to restore my very good reputation that was wrongfully destroyed.”
Knox, whose situation was a media feeling in Italy, used 4 years in an Italian prison right before remaining fully exonerated.