In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake England's belief in capital punishment. Written by
Scott Renshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The shocking story of an unbelievable miscarriage of justice.
Did You Know?
Prior to his execution, Bentley is wearing a tie, which hangman Pierrepoint removes. British protocol was that the condemned would be given their own clothes to wear on the morning of execution, but NOT a collar (they were detachable back then) and definitely NOT a tie. See more
Come on then you fuckers, I'm only 16!
References White Heat
Let Him Have It
Original music composed and performed by Michael Kamen
, featuring Ed Shearmur
(as Edward Shearmur)
EMI Music Distribution
(P) & © 1992 Virgin Records See more