American Violence (2017)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Psychological Thriller  |   Release Date - Feb 3, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 107 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jack Rodgers

Noted psychologist Dr. Amanda Tyler (Denise Richards) tries to understand the origins of violent behavior via a lengthy interview with convicted murderer and death-row inmate Jackson Shea (Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau). As Tyler learns more about Shea's personal history and the circumstances that led him to become the man he is today, she grapples with whether he should receive a stay of execution. Bruce Dern and Rob Gronkowski co-star. Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr.

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behavior [human], death-row, inmate, interview, psychologist, violence