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Daniel Holden must put his life back together after serving 19 years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence calls his conviction into question.

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Series cast summary:
Aden Young ...  Daniel Holden 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Abigail Spencer ...  Amantha Holden 30 episodes, 2013-2016
J. Smith-Cameron ...  Janet Talbot 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Adelaide Clemens ...  Tawney Talbot 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Clayne Crawford ...  Ted Talbot Jr. 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Luke Kirby ...  Jon Stern 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Jake Austin Walker ...  Jared Talbot 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Bruce McKinnon ...  Ted Talbot Sr. 28 episodes, 2013-2016
J.D. Evermore ...  Sheriff Carl Daggett 26 episodes, 2013-2016
Sean Bridgers ...  Trey Willis 17 episodes, 2013-2016
Michael O'Neill ...  Senator Roland Foulkes 15 episodes, 2013-2016
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Daniel Holden must put his life back together after serving 19 years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence calls his conviction into question.

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Sentenced to die. Condemned to live.

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22 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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Griffin, Georgia, USA

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The series began development in 2008 when it was originally planned to air on AMC with Walton Goggins set to play the lead role. Three years after originally being developed at AMC, SundanceTV announced it had ordered the series for six episodes, to become the channel's first original scripted series. See more »

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Excellent, thoughtful drama
21 April 2013 | by larajaneSee all my reviews

I've watched the first two episodes after being tempted by a promo prefaced by 'from the producers of Breaking Bad'. Reading reviews about its slow pace put me off slightly, but I went ahead with the first episode and was hooked about 15 minutes in by the writing, the excellent use of silences and the sheer quality of the performances. Aden Young is mesmerising, his thousand yard stare bringing nuance to every scene he is in, and he is ably supported by a cast I know from nowhere else, with the exception of Adelaide Clemens. The pace is slow, but not in a frustrating way - it seems entirely appropriate to let the audience experience the bewildering, overwhelming experience of being free after two decades on Death Row, and while after two episodes, I am no wiser as to Daniel's innocence, I do find that I genuinely care about it, and that's pretty much the most important thing to me in any drama: I should care about the people (like them, hate them) otherwise I'm just watching moving images. Having said that, the moving images are pretty compelling also - the use of light and the photography are evocative, as is the atmosphere of the small, southern town and the sometimes claustrophobic interiors. Genuinely impressive TV-making; I'm pleased to know there's more to come.


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