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Live! From Death Row (1992)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  3 April 1992 (USA)
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Convicted killer Laurence Dvorak grants an exclusive last interview to TV newswoman Alana Powers shortly before his scheduled execution. Urbane and unrepentant, he seems almost mild at ... See full summary »

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Alana Powers
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Laurence Dvorak
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Lockart
Calvin Levels ...
Kenny Nevins
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Reyes
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Silsbee
Jason Tomlins ...
Joel
Martha Velez ...
Sheehan (as Martha Velez-Johnson)
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Lorraine
David Bowe ...
Durbin
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Nino
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Griffith
Gene Butler ...
Warden Volke
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Peter Bie ...
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Convicted killer Laurence Dvorak grants an exclusive last interview to TV newswoman Alana Powers shortly before his scheduled execution. Urbane and unrepentant, he seems almost mild at first. But Dvorak's real intention is revealed when he takes Powers, her crew and two guards hostage, and demands that the television network broadcast an execution - live. Written by Anonymous

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En direct du couloir de la mort  »

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poorly done script
13 June 1999 | by (portland oregon USA) – See all my reviews

The movie while attempting to portray a death row message and possibly spark debate goes about it using implausible scenes. Firstly no death row would be so poorly guarded or easily taken over. Also the scene with the swat team bursting in is a phony. No swat team could be that slow or inept if they were all the hostages would be long dead. Good acting by Bruce Davison and Joanna Cassidy cannot save a bad script.


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