Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Release date: October 31, 2008
(NY; LA release: Nov. 7)

Studio: Oscilloscope Pictures

Director: Kurt Kuenne

MPAA Rating: N/A

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Starring: Kurt Kuenne, Zachary Andrew, David Bagby, Dr. Andrew Bagby, Kathleen Bagby

Genre: Documentary

Duration: N/A

Copyright Holder: N/A

Copyright: N/A

Plot Summary:

On November 5, 2001, Dr. Andrew Bagby was murdered in a parking lot in western Pennsylvania; the prime suspect, his ex-girlfriend Dr. Shirley Turner, promptly fled the United States for St. John's, Canada, where she announced that she was pregnant with Andrew's child. She named the little boy Zachary. Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne, Andrew's oldest friend, began making a film for little Zachary as a way for him to get to know the father he'd never meet. But when Shirley Turner was released on bail in Canada and was given custody of Zachary while awaiting extradition to the U.S., the film's focus shifted to Zachary's grandparents, David & Kathleen Bagby, and their desperate efforts to win custody of the boy from the woman they knew had murdered their son. What happened next, no one could have foreseen...

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