Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

I can't imagine how long it took to edit this film. Originally intended as a memoir film for a child about his dead father consisting of dozens and dozens of interview with the deceased's friends and family, it becomes a film about a grave injustice and gut wrenching tragedy.

An independent documentarian travels the U.S. and Britain to tape interviews and ends up in Newfoundland where Zachary, the orphaned baby of his murdered best friend is living jointly with his grandparents and mother, is living. Zachary's mother is also accused of murdering the boy's father and is fighting extradition to the U.S.

The emotional impact of the film is huge and you can not end the film without a palpable sense of rage.

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