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The Execution of Wanda Jean Reviews

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September 3, 2002
[Garbus] discards the potential for pathological study, exhuming instead, the skewed melodrama of the circumstantial situation.
Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
May 13, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
November 25, 2005
Gripping documentary...
Full Review| Original Score: 3/5
September 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 5, 2002
Worth a look by those on both sides of the issues, if only for the perspective it offers, one the public rarely sees.
March 10, 2003
You will emerge with a clearer view of how the gears of justice grind on and the death report comes to share airtime alongside the farm report.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 3, 2002
As Allen's execution date closes in, the documentary gives an especially poignant portrait of her friendship with the never flagging legal investigator David Presson.
September 5, 2002
Offers an unusual opportunity to observe the inequities in the death penalty, not just the inherent immorality but also the haphazard administration of it and public misperception of how the whole thing works.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 5, 2002
Sensitively examines general issues of race and justice among the poor, and specifically raises serious questions about the death penalty and asks what good the execution of a mentally challenged woman could possibly do.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 12, 2002
Compelling but self-undermining documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 8, 2002
A gripping documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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