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The Matthew Shepard Story
Release Date: March 16, 2002
|Production Companies||:||Echo Bridge Home Entertainment|
|Writers||:||John Wierick, Jacob Krueger|
In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial—and the weeks leading to Matthew's death—with unnerving detail. Stockard Channing delivers an unforgettable, Emmy® Award-winning performance as Matthew's grieving mother, Judy, in a story of a murder that moved a nation to action. Also starring Law & Order's Sam Waterston.