Death Row

2016
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S2 Ep1 - Blaine Milam

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Blaine Milam - Internationally renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with death-row prisoners and lets them express their views on life and death. As Herzog looks deep into these individuals, their stories, and their crimes, his penetrating journey into the human soul also becomes a plea for humanity and understanding. (Part 1 of 4) (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) M(A) CC
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S2 Ep4 - Darlie Routier

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Darlie Routier - Former cheerleader Darlie Routier had always been proud of her good looks, which helped her marry a wealthy man and live in luxury. But after giving birth to three sons, she felt that motherhood was ruining her looks and her life, and she blamed her children. In 1996, she stabbed her sons, Devon, 6, and Damon, 5, with a carving knife. Then she wounded herself to convince police that an intruder had killed her sons. But in her account of the attack she contradicted herself. Desp...
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S2 Ep3 - Douglas Feldmann

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Douglas Feldmann - On 24 August 1998, Douglas Feldman, then 40, was driving his Harley-Davidson in Plano when an 18-wheel truck passed him and suddenly pulled into his lane. Feldman then took out a 9mm pistol and fired several shots at the driver, killing him. Half an hour later, he drove into a gas station and shot another truck driver. Investigators could not establish a motive for the slayings. At his trial, Feldman testified that the first truck came so close that he feared for his life and...
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S2 Ep2 - Robert Fratta

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Robert Fratta - Internationally renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog explores what it's like to face death by speaking to prisoners who are on death row. This episode Werner meets Robert Fratta, who was a public safety officer in Missouri City, Texas, but is now facing the death penalty for organising the murder of his ex-wife. (Ep.2) (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) MA(A) CC
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S1 Ep4 - Linda Carty

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Linda Carty - Internationally renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with prisoners on Texas' death row and lets them tell their stories. In this episode, Herzog talks to Linda Carty, one of only 10 women on death row in Texas. Carty was convicted of murdering 25 year old Joana Rodrigues and stealing her 4 day old child. The young mother was found dead in the trunk of a car, with the infant barely alive nearby. Carty's first statement is a declaration of her innocence. (From Ger...
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S1 Ep3 - Joseph Garcia And George Rivas

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Joseph Garcia and George Rivas - Internationally renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with prisoners on Texas' death row and lets them tell their stories. In this episode, Herzog talks to Joseph Garcia and George Rivas, who were part of a group of seven prisoners who escaped from a Texan maximum security prison in 2000. At the time, Rivas was serving fifteen life sentences and Garcia had been condemned to a stretch of fifty years. While they were on the run, they killed a poli...
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S1 Ep2 - Hank Skinner

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Hank Skinner - Internationally renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with prisoners on Texas' death row and lets them tell their stories. In this episode, Herzog talks to Hank Skinner. Skinner was sentenced to death 18 years ago for the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend and her two mentally impaired sons. When he was arrested, Skinner claims that he was so intoxicated that he could not even stand when he was apprehended, and that an unknown intruder must have been the perpetrat...
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S1 Ep1 - James Barnes

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James Barnes - In this four-part series, internationally renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with five prisoners on Texas' death row - four men and one women - and lets them tell their stories. In the first episode, Herzog talks to James Barnes. Sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife, Barnes had already spent eight years behind bars when he confessed to a previous murder of a young woman. He had broken into her apartment with the intention to rape and kill her...
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