In a Chinese prison yard, a father says a tearful goodbye to his heartbroken daughter while guards lead him away to the execution ground. Captured by Ding Yu and her camera crew, this emotional scene is part of a Chinese TV series, INTERVIEWS BEFORE EXECUTION. Every week, Ding Yu sits face to face with a convicted criminal to talk about his or her life leading up to his conviction, and several days after the interview, they are executed. This film follows Ding Yu as she interviews these men and women, all while offering personal insight into their individual cases. Discover the real stories behind some of China's convicted criminals, and hear their final thoughts as they face their inescapable fate.
A co-production with HNTV