After years of beatings and terror, Francine Hughes set fire to her abuser's bed while he slept. Her confession and subsequent murder trial held the nation enthralled. A dramatic story of a woman pushed over the edge.
Based on the true story that shocked the nation.
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Did You Know?
While Francine was in jail awaiting trial, Mickey's brothers sent her a letter which read "You are next." See more
The real Francine Hughes had four children, not three as depicted in the movie. See more
If you make a hard bed, you have to lay in it.