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Pierrepoint - The Last Hangman (Pierrepoint) (2005)

Pierrepoint - The Last Hangman
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Simon Armstrong

Simon Armstrong

Minister
Ann Bell

Ann Bell

Violet Van Der Elst
Nicholas Blane

Nicholas Blane

Governor of Strangeways
Clive Brunt

Clive Brunt

Warder at Strangeways
Cavan Clerkin

Cavan Clerkin

George Cooper
Marie Critchley

Marie Critchley

Woman in Pub
Neil Fitzmaurice

Neil Fitzmaurice

Cliff the Scouser


Written by
Bob Mills

Bob Mills

screenplay
Jeff Pope

Jeff Pope

screenplay


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Public hangman #1

7 years, 5 months ago at Mar 6 16:14
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Most Brits are familiar with the names Ruth Ellis, Derek Bentley, Timothy Evans, John Christie and Lord Haw Haw. We know of their trials and their eventual fate at the gallows. What is not so well publicised is that they all met their maker at the hands of the same man. His was the last voice they heard and the last pair of eyes they looked into. That man was Albert Pierrepoint.

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Description: The dramatic true-life story of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's most notorious hangman. Following in the footsteps of his father and uncle before him, Albert joins the 'family business' in 1934. Living a secret life as a master hangman, as well as a humble grocery deliveryman and loyal husband, Pierrepoint's reputation as the mo ... (more)
Release date: 7 April 2006
Death Penalty (2), Drama (2), British (2), Hanging (1), True Story (1), UK (1), 2005 (1), Historical (1), Biography (1), 2000s (1), Based On A True Story (1), Hangman (1), Britain (1), Biopic (1)
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Top Trumps - Timothy Spall (30 movies items)

"Pierrepoint - The Last Hangman (2005) Albert Pierrepoint 90 mins $0.02m* 85% 13 0 1 *US only"


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Rollo Tomasi posted a review 7 years, 5 months ago

Public hangman #1

“Most Brits are familiar with the names Ruth Ellis, Derek Bentley, Timothy Evans, John Christie and Lord Haw Haw. We know of their trials and their eventual fate at the gallows. What is not so well publicised is that they all met their maker at the hands of the same man. His was the last voice they heard and the last pair of eyes they looked into. That man was Albert Pierrepoint.

Timothy Spall's performance is brilliant as he conveys the way that Pierrepoint moves from being utterly confident and comfortable in his role as Public Hangman Number One to being progressively disturbed and disillusioned.

You might feel that a film focused on such a bleak subject matter is not for you, but Pierrepoint is drama at its utmost best. It's style and imagery remind me so much of Mik” read more