David Gale (Kevin Spacey), a leading death penalty opponent finds himself on death row for the rape and murder of fellow activist Constance Harraway (Laura Linney). With only three days before his scheduled execution, Gale agrees to give reporter Elizabeth 'Bitsey' Bloom (Kate Winslet) an exclusive interview. But Bitsey soon realises that this assignment is more than she bargained for, and that man's life is in her hands. Putting her own safety in jeopardy, she frantically races to piece together the shocking events surrounding the murder. Before it's too late.
A good prison/death row thriller
- The Life of David Gale review by AD
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You rated this film: 4
As a Kevin Spacey fan, I thought I'd watch this. I didn't remember it when it first came out. The story verges on being a little frustrating in terms of the miscarriage of justice "why don't they believe him", but overall I really enjoyed it.