Trial by Fire
Coming to Cinemas 2019
Laura Dern and Jack O'Connell ('71) star in this true story drama about a Texas man who was executed after forensic evidence and expert testimony were suppressed.
Convicted for the alleged 1991 murder of his three young children and arson at his family home, John Todd Willingham was eventually executed by lethal injection in 2004. Following his death, his case has received significant media attention surrounding misinterpretation of evidence and the alleged corrupt handling of the case by the prosecution.
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- Edward Zwick('The Last Samurai', 'Legends of the Fall', 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back')
- Geoffrey Fletcher (based on the New Yorker article by David Grann)
Drama, True Story & Biography