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The Last Word -- The Last Word, Trailer, Act one, Documentary, Texas Death Penalty.
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First Documentary in America to establish beyond any doubt that Texas has executed an innocent man.
This documentary takes the "Innocent Man on Texas Death Row" tale to a dark corner feared by all - -... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Jesse Quackenbush 
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Jesse Quackenbush (written by)

Produced by
Rui DaSilva .... producer
Mathius Mack Gertz .... producer
Original Music by
Sam Aronson 
Peter Davison (composer)
Film Editing by
Kyle High 

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USA:90 min
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Chilling, 3 April 2011
Author: U8RU486 from ILLINOIS USA

I'd never heard of this documentary, but after reading the plot summary on Netflix I decided to check it out. Honestly, I almost turned the movie off after the first five minutes. The opening re- enactment, ham fisted narration, and use of stock footage was almost laughable. But, as the movie went on it really grabbed me. The opening presents you with a mystery and you begin to question what you're seeing.

"What did the letter say?"

"Did he or didn't he commit the crime?"

The films finale is very effective. This is a truly frightening film, for a lot of reasons, I'm glad I had the chance to see it.

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