Pierrepoint DVD

Pierrepoint is the gripping true-life story of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's most notorious hangman. Joining the 'family business' in 1934, Albert rises through the ranks to become the most feared and respected executioner in the country, hanging some of Britain's most infamous murderers including D...
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<em>Pierrepoint</em> is the gripping true-life story of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's most notorious hangman. Joining the 'family business' in 1934, Albert rises through the ranks to become the most feared and respected executioner in the country, hanging some of Britain's most infamous murderers including Derek Bentley and Ruth Ellis, and the Nazi war criminals convicted at the Nuremberg Trials.<br /> Troubled by his notoriety as 1950's public opinion turns against capital punishment, Pierrepoint is ready to leave it all behind, but fate has other plans in store for him. Featuring an outstanding performance byTimothy Spall, as the exceutioner struggling with his work, duty and conscience, this is a provocative tale of crime, punishment and redemption.

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DVD

Release Date

20070910

Starring

Timothy Spall et. al.

Manufacturer

Lions Gate Home Entertainment

Pierrepoint is the gripping true-life story of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's most notorious hangman. Joining the 'family business' in 1934, Albert rises through the ranks to become the most feared and respected executioner in the country, hanging some of Britain's most infamous murderers including Derek Bentley and Ruth Ellis, and the Nazi war criminals convicted at the Nuremberg Trials.
Troubled by his notoriety as 1950's public opinion turns against capital punishment, Pierrepoint is ready to leave it all behind, but fate has other plans in store for him. Featuring an outstanding performance byTimothy Spall, as the exceutioner struggling with his work, duty and conscience, this is a provocative tale of crime, punishment and redemption.
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Pierrepoint is the gripping true-life story of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's most notorious hangman. Joining the 'family business' in 1934, Albert rises through the ranks to become the most feared and respected executioner in the country, hanging some of Britain's most infamous murderers including Derek Bentley and Ruth Ellis, and the Nazi war criminals convicted at the Nuremberg Trials.
Troubled by his notoriety as 1950's public opinion turns against capital punishment, Pierrepoint is ready to leave it all behind, but fate has other plans in store for him. Featuring an outstanding performance byTimothy Spall, as the exceutioner struggling with his work, duty and conscience, this is a provocative tale of crime, punishment and redemption.

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