The Academy Award-winning documentary Murder on a Sunday Afternoon, is a troubling look at modern police investigation that unfolds in a story as compelling and suspenseful as any fictional drama. Jean-Xavier De Lestrade’s intimate film follows the fate of 15-year-old Brenton Butler, a black resident of Jacksonville, Florida, who becomes the prime suspect in the shooting to death of an elderly white woman. Butler’s attorney, is magnetic public defender Patrick McGuinness, who must pit his legal skills against a mountain of shoddy investigative work and corruption to save his client from life in prison.
Release Date: 31 August 2009
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification