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The Thin Blue Line

  • Release Date: Aug 25, 1988
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 46 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Errol Morris

Synopsis

Not many filmmakers can claim to have freed a convicted murderer from jail, but Errol Morris accomplished that feat with his stunning documentary about Randall Dale Adams. [[Performer~P178786~Morris~morris]], whose brilliant previous features Vernon, Florida and Gates of Heaven had focused on less substantial subjects, learned of Adams' plight when the director was in Texas in preparation for a film about a psychiatrist who testified in murder trials. In November 1976, after his car broke down on a road...more

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