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The Fear of 13

The Fear of 13
  • 2015
  • 96 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Sington
  • Cast: Nick Yarris
  • UK release: 13 November 2015

Nick Yarris was sentenced to death for murder in 1981 but maintained his innocence until his eventual release in 2004, after DNA testing established that he could not have been the culprit. Yarris tells his own story in this captivating and compelling film, a damning indictment of the US justice system.

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The Fear of 13

9 Nov 20154 stars

Captivating documentary focusing on Nick Yarris's long fight for justice

Sitting on a plastic chair in the middle of a bare room, dressed in a simple blue shirt, Nick Yarris faces the lens and tells his life story. The camera remains closely framed on his face as he speaks, only cutting away for short dramatisations of the…

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