The documentary is an attempt to put on light on the American Criminal Justice System. The starts with a mysterious murder of Mary Ann Stephens and a young black lad of only 15 years is convicted for this crime. All the people related to this case, the journalists, the cops, the investigators as well as the court jury are convinced that he has committed the murder. Only the teenager�s lawyer Patrick McGuiness is on his side and believes his side of the story.
The film shows the true colours of the American legal system that is often always prepared to believe that a black person is indeed involved in the crime. The revelations made through this documentary will leave you appalled and in dismay for the way things can get ugly. This DVD set comes with additional features like interview with the cast and crew, bites from the original police and their experiences, deleted scenes and much more.
Murder on a Sunday Morning is an Academy award winning documentary that was released in the year 2000. It won an Oscar at the Academy award 2001 for the Best Documentary Feature. The video intends to show the corruption on the police system of America as it revolves around a reopened murder case and a suspect who is most possibly innocent. The suspect is Brenton Butler who is from Jacksonville in Florida who is convicted for a murder. As everyone turns their back towards the teenager, his lawyer takes his side and pledges to get him out of this. With dearth of some solid evidence, Patrick successfully makes some discoveries about that case that will shock everyone. To know what happens in this award winning documentary grad yours right now and watch this moving DVD.