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
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The shocking story of an unbelievable miscarriage of justice.
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In the closing aerial shot, zooming down to ground level just after Bentley has been executed, in the next street above the Bentley home there are visible several modern saloon cars from the 1980s, although this is 35 years after the events depicted See more
Have you been with that Craig?
Did he come round here?
Don't worry about him, dad, he's just barmy that's all.
References My Death Is a Mockery