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by Adrian Shergold


A working-class man goes on to achieve fame as a hangman: he ensures a quick and humane death without judging the merits of guilt or innocence. But when he is called to Germany to execute Nuremberg criminals at the end of World War II, he becomes increasingly uncertain of his moral imperatives...

international title: The Last Hangman
original title: The Last Hangman
country: United Kingdom, United States
sales agent: Capitol Films
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Adrian Shergold
film run: 90'
release date: UK 7/04/2006
screenplay: Jeff Pope
cast: Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson, Eddie Marsan, Simon Armstrong, Christopher Fulford, Ann Bell, Nicholas Blane
producer: Andy Harries, Jeff Pope, Christine Langan
production: Granada Films
backing: UK Film Council
distributor: Lionsgate
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