Movie and television tie-ins, Law and crime, True crime
When Louisiana nun Helen Prejean and death-row inmate Patrick Sonnier become pen pals, Sonnier’s friendly nature and ambiguities about his crime reinforce Prejean’s feelings against the death penalty. After fighting unsuccessfully to have Sonnier’s sentence commuted, Prejean continues her activism,… including work with victims’ groups. Includes violence and strong language. 1992.