The Life of David Gale

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  130 min.
Release Date: February 21, 2003
DVD: July 22, 2003

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Cast: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Matt Craven, Leon Rippy, Rhona Mitra


David Gale (Spacey) is a man who has tried hard to live by his principles, but in a bizarre twist of fate, this devoted father, popular professor and respected death penalty opponent finds himself on Death Row for the rape and murder of fellow activist Constance Harraway (Linney). With only three days before his scheduled execution, Gale agrees to give reporter Elizabeth "Bitsey" Bloom (Winslet) the exclusive interview she's been chasing. But Bitsey soon realizes that this assignment is more than she bargained for, and that a man's life is in her hands. Putting her own safety in jeopardy, she frantically races to piece together the shocking events surrounding Constance's death, before it's too late.

Director: Alan Parker
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Nicolas Cage, Alan Parker
Screenplay: Charles Randolph
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