Pierrepoint (2006)

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  • The Last Hangman Alternative


Drama. Following in the footsteps of his father, Albert joins the family 'business'. He rises through the ranks to become the most feared executioner in the country. Living a double life as a master crafstman hangman, and as a grocery deliveryman, his obsession to become the Number One executioner shatters his jealously guarded anonymity turning him into a minor celebrity. With 1950's public opinion turning against capital punishment he is ready to give it all up, but fate has other plans for him.

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