THE PLOT Louisiana. Matthew Poncelet has been in prison for six years, waiting for his execution by lethal injection for raping and killing a teenage couple. Sister Helen decides to give him a chance, willing to find out the truth before he will be killed. After many unsuccessful efforts, made to prove his “innocence”, his time has come. The convict asks her to be his spiritual advisor through the day of execution, and she agrees. He asks the victims’ parents for forgiveness and tells them he hopes his death will bring them peace.
THEMES Capital punishment Revenge Suffering Power of forgiveness Love Repentance Confession and Freedom
POINTS OF VIEW OFTHE CONVICT SISTER HELEN THE FAMILIES
This job was made by Girardi Giulia Grande Sara Moisa Elena Pitton Elisa