Sunday, August 16, 2009

Dead Man Walking

The filim explores the relationship between a condemned young murder on death row and a nun who counsels him in the days leading up to his execution .

Matthew Poncelet (Sean Penn) is convicted of raping and brutally murdering a young couple .He writes to Sister Helen Prejean (Susan Sarandom) for help asking her to visit him in prison.She agrees to act as his spritiual advisor .

Prejean who strongly opposes capital punishment ,attempts to get Poncelet's death sentence overturned .First However She tries to save Poncelet's soul by getting him to face up to his guilt and ask forgiveness for his actions.

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