by Giulia Sirignani and Mario Marazziti
Dominique Green was just 19 years old when he was sentenced to die by the state of Texas for the shooting death of a 41 year old man. Dominique always maintained his innocence and the victim’s family pleaded for clemency. But after spending 11 years on Texas death row, 3 lethal injections ended Dominique’s life on October 26, 2004. The documentary is the story of Dominique’s life and inspiring transformation and growth in those years on death row. It is a story about how a young, angry and desperate boy who grew up in a culture of abuse and poverty became a loving, wise and compassionate man. It is journey from violence and ignorance to strength and knowledge.
A quietly spoken and thoughtful Dominique shares his hopes and fears in 3 exclusive interviews lmed on Death Row. We meet his troubled family, the friends who joined his struggle for life in Texas and around the world, the dedicated legal minds who fought Texas prosecutors and the global activists who rallied for his cause, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Oscar winning composer for “Life is Beautiful”, Nicola Piovani and his collaborator Pasquale Filastò provide the music. Emmy award winning actor John Turturro narrates “Dominique’s Story.”