Borderline

Borderline

DVD2005 56 Minutes

A woman with learning disabilities is accused of murdering a child who dies from heat exposure.

Six years ago Eunice Baker, a woman with borderline learning disabilities was baby-sitting a three-year-old girl. The heating system in the child's room broke down and led to the temperature soaring. The child died of heat exhaustion. But despite clear evidence that the death was accidental, Eunice was arrested for premeditated murder. This personal and compelling film follows her trial. It is a case that raises fundamental questions about the treatment of people with learning disabilites in the USA

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