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Initial DVD release  April 29, 2003
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Language  English
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Documentary
Music director  Helene Blazy
Country  France United States
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Director  Jean-Xavier de Lestrade
Release date  September 14, 2001 (2001-09-14) (United States) February 26, 2003 (2003-02-26) (France)
Awards  Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
Similar movies  The Judge and the General (2008)

Murder on a Sunday Morning (French: Un coupable idéal) is a documentary film directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade. Its subject is the Brenton Butler case, a criminal case in which a fifteen-year-old boy was wrongfully accused of murder. The film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 74th Academy Awards in 2001.

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Brenton Butler was arrested and tried for the 2000 murder of a tourist in Jacksonville, Florida. The prosecution's case relied heavily upon a positive identification made by the victim's husband, and on Butler's confession, which the teen claimed was coerced. The film follows Butler's defense team building their case for his innocence.

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