The Life of David Gale (2003)

The crime is clear. The truth is not.

Blu-ray, 2h 10min
Rating: 7.6
Votes: 104274
Languages: English, Spanish
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Spain
Director: Alan Parker

Plot outline

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

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A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row. - Mathew Buck

When anti-death-penalty activist David Gale is convicted and condemned to death for the murder of a colleague, reporter Bitsey Bloom sets out to learn the story behind Gale's crime. What she finds challenges her belief in Gale's guilt and, finally, in the justice system. - Jim Beaver

A University of Texas professor of philosophy and capital punishment abolitionist, David Gale, finds himself on Death Row convicted of murder. Days before his execution, skeptical journalist Bitsey Bloom is sent to conduct David Gale's final interview. Unaware that she would not be investigating Dr. Gale, Bitsey and her sympathetic intern leave to Texas for what is to become a story of a lifetime. - Morgan Ramsay

The story follows a University of Austin professor, Dr. David Gale, an advocate for the abolishment of capital punishment, who is convicted of rape and murder of another activist. He suddenly finds himself on death row. The film is told in flashbacks with a female reporter interviewing Gale. - Anonymous