Mercy or Murder?

Drama
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their ...more

Cast

... Roswell Gilbert

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... Emily Gilbert

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... Skipper

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... Joe Varon

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... Kelly Hancock

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... Clark

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... Gulkin

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... Magnano

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... Detective Scheff

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... Dr Hildago

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... Dr Marvin Freedman

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... Lillian Previn

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Synopsis

A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing. The movie depicts his motivation by use of flashbacks to his wife's deteriorating condition, and focuses on the controversial issues raised by by his trial.

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