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Execution of Justice (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  28 November 1999 (USA)
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The true story of the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk on November 27, 1978. The case of assassin Dan White has become known as the "... See full summary »

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The true story of the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk on November 27, 1978. The case of assassin Dan White has become known as the "Twinkie defense" after his sentence was reduced from first-degree murder to voluntary manslaughter. White served five years in prison and committed suicide in 1985. This film is based on 'Emily Mann''s play. Written by <coymoon@petercoyote.com>

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Harvey Milk: If a bullet should enter my brain, let it destroy every closet door in America.
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Sobering tragedy
29 November 1999 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

This film is an effective retelling of the tragic event that took place in late November, 1978, in San Francisco's City Hall -- an event that sent the city into turmoil. Using re-enactments of the murders as well as comments from some of the real people who were affected by the tragic deaths, the film gives us a view into the mind of Dan White. Like Lee Harvey Oswald, White was a mixed up and misguided person. Outwardly an "all-American boy," he evidently was incapable of deep thought and self-control.

I found the film a bit like JFK in its elaborate reconstruction of the crime and its foreboding atmosphere. The murders and the suicide are tragedies that play out like something from a Greek drama. This is a surprisingly well-done TV movie.


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