The Last 40 Miles (2013)
14min · Animation, Short, Drama · 1 January 2013
The Last 40 Miles, based on a true story, follows an inmate on his final journey from death row in the small Texas town of Livingston, to the execution chamber in Huntsville, 40 miles away. During the ride, his memories, the scenery flashing by and the unexpected compassion of the guard escorting him keep him company. Filmed in east Texas and animated in Austin, The Last 40 Miles is based on true stories told to writer/director Alex Hannaford during his decade covering the death penalty as a journalist.
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