1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1995. Based on the book "Dead man walking" by Sister Helen Prejean. Special feature: Feature-length audio commentary by Tim Robbins.
In English or French with subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned.
System Details Note
DVD, region 1, full screen (DVD screen format) and widescreen presentations; Dolby digital, double sided.
The law in movies DVD collection.
Editor, Lisa Zeno Churgin ; music by David Robbins.
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