Executioner's Song, The: Director's Cut
Based on the 1979 Pulitzer prize-winning novel by Norman Mailer, Tommy Lee Jones, Rosanna Arquette, Christine Lahti head an all-star cast in this true story of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore - now available in this brand-new "Director's Cut" version of the critically-acclaimed television miniseries. Tommy Lee Jones provides an Emmy-winning performance as the story follows the last nine months of Gilmore's life. Experience one of the most compelling news stories of the 20th Century when he demands the death penalty, rather than spend his life in jail. Gilmore's execution marked the resumption of death penalty in the United States and became a historical case that is still relevant today.