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Let Him Have It (1991)

Let Him Have It
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Tom Courtenay Tom Courtenay
William Bentley
Eileen Atkins Eileen Atkins
Lillian Bentley
Rebecca Eccleston Rebecca Eccleston
Iris aged 10
Peter Eccleston Peter Eccleston
Derek aged 8
Craig Turner Craig Turner
Derek aged 14
P.J. Nicholas P.J. Nicholas
First Boy in Shed
Bret Walker Bret Walker
Second Boy in Shed
Walter Sparrow Walter Sparrow

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A film for anyone who thinks...

5 years, 4 months ago at Feb 23 22:52
...the death penalty is a black-and-white issue. In "Let Him Have It," based on a real case that happened in 1950's Britain, and underage but guilt-free sixteen-year-old is put in prison, while his mentally retarded nineteen-year-old accomplice is put on death row.

Derek Bentley (Christopher Eccleston, who who may know from several modern horror films or as the 9th Doctor) has ... read more
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Release date: 1 January 1992
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Truth Is Scarier Than Fiction (14 movies items)

"Let Him Have It is a 1991 British film, which was based on the true story of the case against Derek Bentley, who was hanged for murder under controversial circumstances on 28 January 1953. While Bentley did not directly play a role in the murder of PC Sidney Miles, he received the greater punishment than the gunman (who was 16). "

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