Series two continues Werner Herzog’s stories of death row inmates in the USA.Herzog interviewed four more inmates in Texas as they awaited their death sentences being carried out, one has now been executed, one committed suicide providing a unique insight into the limits of human experience to discover what it feels like to know how and when you will die.
Part 1: Robert Fratta
Robert Fratta was convicted of hiring Joseph Prystash and Howard Guidry to kill his wife, Farrah Fratta, who was shot twice in the head with a .38 caliber pistol outside her home. The killing occurred during the course of a custody battle between the victim and her husband.Fratta committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell on Jan 22 2016
Part 2: Darlie Routier
Darlie Routier was convicted of murdering her five-year-old son, Damon. Two of her sons, Damon and 6-year-old Devon, were killed in the knife attack, but she was only tried for the murder of Damon.Routier never confessed to the murders and still claims her innocence even 20 years later
Part 3: Blaine Milam
For a time, the youngest man on Death Row. Blaine Milam was found guilty for the torture and murder of a 13 month old toddler in some form of exorcism due to the fact they felt that young Aurora Carson had demon spirits within her.The mother of the slain child, Jessica Carson, was sentenced to life without parole for her complicity in the murder.
Part 4: Douglas Feldman
A profile of Douglas Feldman, a former financial analyst who received the death penalty for gunning down two truck drivers Robert Everett and Nicholas Valesquez during a fit of road rage in 1998. Feldman was executed by lethal injection in Texas on July 31, 2013