Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture

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Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture ★★★ 1990 (R)

Photographer Scheider is hired by a convicted man to take a picture of his execution. Hours before the event, Scheider uncovers evidence that leads him to believe the man is innocent. He then embarks in a race against time to save him. Adapted by Doug Magee from his book “Slow Coming Dark.” Unpretentious, tough drama. 104m/ C VHS, DVD . Roy Scheider, Bonnie Bedelia, Robert Carradine, Andre Braugher, Arliss Howard; D: Frank Pierson; W: Doug Magee; C: Bojan Bazelli; M: James Newton Howard. CABLE