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Last Day of Freedom (2015)

When Bill Babbitt realizes his brother Manny has committed a crime he agonizes over his decision to call the police. Living Condition: Bill's Story is an animated account of his decision to... See full summary »

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When Bill Babbitt realizes his brother Manny has committed a crime he agonizes over his decision to call the police. Living Condition: Bill's Story is an animated account of his decision to support and help his brother in the face of war, crime and capital execution.

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It opens eyes and shifts perspectives
5 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

"Last Day of Freedom" is a provocative and touching story about Manuel Pina Babbit, a Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD who was sentenced to death row. "Freedom" delivers a message that is all to often left unheard through its change in perspective. The choice of narration has tremendously shifted my views on the subject because never before has the subject been presented in a way that has provoked so much emotion and anger in thirty-two minutes. This animated short film is definitely worth the watch and provides an eye-opening experience that is to be revered. I will never look at the subject with which "Freedom" addresses the same again because I simply cannot, it betrays the truth.


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