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271 Ratings

Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

Directed by Errol Morris
United States, 1999
Documentary

Synopsis

Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an engineer from Malden, Mass. decided to become the Florence Nightengale of Death Row — a humanitarian whose mission was to design and repair, electric chairs, lethal injection systems, gallows and gas chambers.

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Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. Directed by Errol Morris

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

2000 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1999 | 2nd place: Best Non-Fiction Film

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1999 | 2nd place: Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film

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