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This is a movie about a man named Matthew Poncelet who is on death row for the murder of a teenage boy Walter and the rape andmurder of a teenage girl Hope He has been on death row for six years and has kept in touch with Sister Helen for most of those Towardsthe last couple of weeks before his death he has asked her to come and meet him She did and together they tried to appeal before the courtask the mayor for his grace and give him life in prison also on the day of his execution he asked for a lie detector test Needless to say allof that failed and he was put to death For the last hours of his life he had the chance to tell his three brothers and mama goodbye They said their condolences and then SisterHelen was with him for the remainder of his life He had asked her to be his spiritual adviser which she herself faced ridicule for herdecision of yes She therefore had the chance to spend up to the last minute with him she told him of the dignity he could die with if hewould face up to what really happened that night That he needed to take responsibility for his actions and not blame it on Walter and Hopefor being there or his buddy that he helped do this horrendous crime or politics He needed to face that it was his fault and that he couldhave walked away and he didnt At the last moment he faced the fact that he did kill Walter and raped Hope Sister Helen said that he hasfaced his responsibility and that he can die with dignity because he has told the truth and truth shall set you freeI agree with Sister Helen about how he died with dignity but I do not agree that the death penalty is wrong If one has killed someone justfor the
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