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Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

3 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by Adrian Shergold

Following in the footsteps of his father and uncle before him, Albert Pierrepoint (Timothy Spall) joins the 'family business'. He becomes the most feared and respected executioner in Britain, hanging over 450 people before his sudden resignation … see full wiki

Director: Adrian Shergold
Release Date: September 12, 2005
2 reviews about Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
review by . April 13, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Don't let the rope be too long or the head might pop off
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman is the story of Albert Pierrepoint, a paragon of lower-middle-class English respectability. He and his wife, Annie, lived in a small, tidy house. His favorite supper was pork chop. He was not too keen a man, but serious about those things he held important. Annie was loyal, kept a quiet house and served his meals on time. They had no children. Albert Pierrepoint's job was delivering wholesale supplies to markets. He also had a part-time job, a job he didn't …
review by . December 09, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
PIERREPOINT: THE LAST HANGMAN is one of those films that emerges from the cracks in the theater 'failures' only to find its poignant message when released on DVD. Granted, the idea of a story based on England's most famous executioner doesn't immediately catch the interest of the general audience, but for those fortunate enough to either rent or buy this DVD, the rewards are plentiful. It is a little masterpiece of writing, acting, directing and production values.    Albert Pierrepoint …
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