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A Letter from Death Row (1998)

A psychological thriller (...or is it?) that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row... or does it? Was he guilty of killing his ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristi Gibson ...
Simon Elsworth ...
Officer Windell
Rob Wilds ...
Prison Warden
Bill Pankey ...
Drew Boe ...
Lucifer T. Powers
Tim Hubbard ...
Tim Northern ...
Donald Bateman
Swan Burrus ...
Governor of Tennessee
Governor's wife, Linda (as Susan Davis)
Billy Wirtz ...
B.J. Hawkins
B.J. Brown ...
Benjamin Green
Antonio Lewis Todd ...
Cop #2 (as Antonio Lewis)


A psychological thriller (...or is it?) that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row... or does it? Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of a conspiracy to frame him for a crime he didn't commit? As the story unfolds...or does it? Jessica Foster, an assistant to the Governor of Tennessee begins to interview Raine while on death row, claiming that she's writing a book about the inmates...Or is she? Through various circumstances, Raine puts two and two together and builds a case that he believes can prove his innocence...or does he? Ms. Foster is the only one on the 'outside" who can give Raine a voice, but is she working for those who framed him? As time draws near to the date of his execution, in his most desperate hour Raine finds the missing pieces to the puzzle to prove his innocence, but is it too late...? Was this story told from Raine's point of view or from the book writers or from yours, the viewer -... Written by nemo

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There Is No Lie More Terrifying Than The Truth.


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Release Date:

17 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carta desde el corredor de la muerte  »

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1.33 : 1
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An Excellent Example of an Indep. Feature
22 December 1998 | by (North Dakota) – See all my reviews

This movie is a perfect example of what a talented person can do! Bret Michaels(rock singer-POISON) did an excellent job for his debut. He proved that he can create an intelligent dramatic film and not have to use his Looks to get you interested. I especially like the depths of some of the characters: Michael Raine(convict), Jessica Foster(interviewer), and Lucifer(the preacher man). I feel that Bret and Marvin did an excellent job of shooting this film in such claustraphobic conditions(ex.using the actual Tennessee State Prison's Death Row). As far as reviewing: I want everyone to know that the plot has so many twists and turns that it makes you WANT to see the entire film over and over to figure out how everything comes together! It's a very intense and exciting film that keeps you on your toes and you forget that you are watching BRET the singer!

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