Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead (2009)

Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 35mins.
Genres Drama, Crime, Documentary, Biopic
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Matthew Howe Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Lisa Richardson Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Ted Schillinger Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Kendrick Simmons Editor n/a 172 7000001
Dan Dolan Music n/a 120781 8000001
Ted Schillinger Editor n/a 172 7000002
Laura Maxfield Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Bruce David Klein Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Ted Schillinger Director n/a 2 2000001
Daryl Holton Actor n/a 1 1000002
Bruce David Klein Producer n/a 3 3000001
Kaki Kirby Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Richard Abramowitz Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Robert Blecker Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
New York Law School professor Robert Blecker is one of America's most impassioned crusaders for capital punishment. During a 2005 research trip to Riverbend Maximum Security prison, Blecker meets Daryl Holton, a man who in 1997 murdered his four children in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Blecker discovers to his shock that not only does Holton possess a keen legal mind and a wry sense of humor, but that he has declined to file his permitted appeals and seems to invite his own execution with a mixture of calm and even courage. The two men discover a strange philosophical kinship. Over the next year and a half they explore the meaning of mercy, justice, and the morality of the death penalty.
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