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Daniel Holden must put his life back together after serving 19 years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence calls his conviction into question.

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Series cast summary:
Aden Young ...  Daniel Holden 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Abigail Spencer ...  Amantha Holden 30 episodes, 2013-2016
J. Smith-Cameron ...  Janet Talbot 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Adelaide Clemens ...  Tawney Talbot 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Clayne Crawford ...  Ted Talbot Jr. 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Luke Kirby ...  Jon Stern 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Jake Austin Walker ...  Jared Talbot 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Bruce McKinnon ...  Ted Talbot Sr. 28 episodes, 2013-2016
J.D. Evermore ...  Sheriff Carl Daggett 26 episodes, 2013-2016
Sean Bridgers ...  Trey Willis 17 episodes, 2013-2016
Michael O'Neill ...  Senator Roland Foulkes 15 episodes, 2013-2016
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Daniel Holden must put his life back together after serving 19 years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence calls his conviction into question.

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Sentenced to die. Condemned to live.

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USA

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English

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22 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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Griffin, Georgia, USA

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Despite playing mother and son, J. Smith-Cameron and Aden Young are only 14 years apart. See more »

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10/10 All the Way
23 April 2013 | by filmchaserSee all my reviews

Well, after the first episode of watching Aden Young embody the character of Daniel Holden, I'm hooked. Daniel Holden was arrested for the rape and murder of his girlfriend at the age of 16, convicted and sent to live on death row at the age of 18, and 20 years later after living on death row in a cell by himself, preparing himself to die and be forever gone from this earth, has survived 5 stays of execution long enough for technology to catch up with forensic science and, unbelievably, Daniel Holden is released to his family because it is determined that his DNA was not found at the scene of the crime. So now the big question is: Will the current prosecutor re-try a 20 year old case? The whole town has an opinion, and while Daniel Holden walks around like a man in his own dream, quietly and painfully processing freedom, relating to a family that is 20 years older, and adjusting to the overwhelming overload of his sensory perceptions, danger is lurking as those involved in the original case begin to realize what is at risk if a new trial takes place. It's too soon for all of us, the audience, to know what is at risk because, wisely, the story is unfolding slowly and painstakingly like a new flower. The actors are all superb as they falter and try to think of how to talk to Daniel. Daniel is unsure, awkward, and quiet...very, very quiet. Aden Young's face can show about 5 emotions all at the same time, and in one scene as he is describing in a perfect soft, southern drawl his prison "initiation" experience for his shallow step-brother, Teddy, Daniel's expression changed from placid, to subdued, to quietly earnest, to a moment of sheer madness, before he snapped back to placid, leaving Teddy speechless and a little bit afraid. Totally alone and silent, this tall man with the haunted eyes drew me in as he walked to a baseball field and just laid down in the grass. How can such a gentle person be guilty of such a heinous crime? Who committed this crime and let this sweet soul suffer 24/7 for 20 years waiting to die, stealing his youth? Is this man guilty, innocent, reformed, or just a stone cold killer with a good con going? I don't know yet. So I will stay tuned.


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