Until Proven Innocent

The true story of David Dougherty and the three strangers who fought to get him a pardon for a crime he didn't commit. In 1992 David Dougherty was found guilty and imprisoned for the abduction and rape of his 11 year old neighbour. It took two trials, two high court appeals, a petition to the Governor General and 4 years, 6 months and 1 week in prison before David finally won his freedom and was pardoned of the crime he didn't commit. But it wouldn't have happened without the unrelenting efforts of three individuals - a journalist, a lawyer and a scientist - who put their own personal and professional lives on the line in order to prove that David Dougherty was innocent.

Year: 2009
Genre: TV Drama, True Stories, New Zealand Film, Television Shows, Legal Eagles
Country: NZ
Director: Peter Burger
Starring: Cohen Holloway, Jodie Rimmer, Peter Elliott, Tim Spite, Miranda Harcourt, Martyn Sanderson, Jason Whyte
Duration: 87 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language and sexual references.
Location in store: New Zealand Film



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