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A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.

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Herbert A. Fuchs Herbert A. Fuchs ... Restaurant diner
Sammy Silverwatch ... Young Nick Yarris
Nick Yarris Nick Yarris ... Himself
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A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.

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15 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Competed for "Best Documentary" at the 2015 London Film Festival. See more »

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Nick Yarris: It's a strange phenomenon when you felt good for their leaving because you knew all along you had stole a lot of their life away
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Moving and well made documentary
20 April 2016 | by t-dooley-69-386916See all my reviews

Nick Yarris was convicted of a horrible crime and sentenced to death – this is his story. It is basically Nick telling the story of his life to camera and mostly done in a chronological fashion. There is some re enactment of his past life as a child but that is a small part of the film.

For a film that basically just has one man talking to the camera for the majority of the time, this is incredibly powerful. It is an amazing, sad and moving story and I challenge anyone not to be moved by it. I watched it over a week ago and have only just decided to write a review to see if the film had lost any of its potency and nope it has not.

To say any more runs the risk of spoiling the story so I will demur, this is recommended to anyone who appreciates the uniqueness that real life can portray and who appreciate quality in their film making.


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