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The Last Mile (1959)

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A prison break is attempted the same night an execution occurs on death row.

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A prison break is attempted the same night an execution occurs on death row.

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3 July 1959 (West Germany)  »

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A Última Caminhada  »

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Film debut of Milton Selzer. See more »

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Narrator: Sometimes you have to put your faith in what you can't see. In what you wish.
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Remake of The Last Mile (1932) See more »

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8 April 2000 | by (Decatur, IL) – See all my reviews

This is a very grim, hard hitting, even brutal film about a death row break that goes awry. It's black and white photography keeps it from being dated. Mickey Rooney is excellent as the twisted, yet strangely sympathetic lead. One of the first movies to portray the psychological desolation of death row. It is also quite poignant.


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