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The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of their daughter Elizabeth and her German boyfriend Jens Soering sent shock waves through the rural community of Bedford County. Elizabeth and Jens had met in a university program for high achieving students. She was a product of European boarding schools, he was the son of a diplomat. After being arrested in London, England, for passing bad checks in 1986, they were both extradited to the United States and have now spent over 30 years behind bars. This beautifully crafted film reveals a mismanaged, or perhaps completely corrupted, judicial process. This was the first criminal trial held in front of TV cameras - the first high-profile, international case tried in a small town. Investigations over the past 3 years have turned up stunning evidence that was previously suppressed or deemed inadmissible. ...
If you're a fan of true-crime documentaries like "Making A Murder," the "Paradise Lost" films, and "The Thin Blue Line," this film is for you. Like those films, this one allows you to sit watching as judge & jury, looking at a case through the prism of time, to see if the verdict was just. I believe, like those films, that this one lays out a persuasive argument for reasonable doubt which is no small thing. After all, it is a fact that innocent people end up in prison. Luckily, on occasion, the system corrects itself, as we read every few months when someone is exonerated by DNA. For that to happen, though, people need to care and that is why I recommend watching this film. Every voice counts.
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