Rectify follows the life of Daniel Holden upon his release from jail after serving nineteen years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence disputed the State's original case. Holden, who was only eighteen years of age when convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal rape and murder of a sixteen year old girl, returns to his family and to his hometown where the murder occurred and where many still believe he is guilty. Daniel spent all of his adult life waiting to die. Now he must learn how to live again or decide if he even wants to while others choose whether or not he will have that chance.
When Daniel Holden is released after nearly 20 years of complete isolation on Death Row, he returns as an outsider to his family, to his community, and to the times. Somehow, he survived the mental and emotional strain of his imprisonment, but now the walls have suddenly come crumbling down and Daniel is set free in a world he no longer understands. Heâ€™s an outsider, lost in a once familiar world, struggling to navigate his new found freedom. Combined with two decades of technological and social changes to his small town and the larger world, everything he encounters is a puzzle.Read more »
In season two we find Daniel Holden becoming an active participant in his life, making decisions and thinking about the future as he struggles to find meaning in a dangerous and unpredictable world. It will also delve into the lives changed by Danielâ€™s return and the ripple effect his actions have on the people around him.Read more »
Daniel Holden was convicted for the murder of a girl that he did not kill. He was a young boy when the judge given him the most severe punishment, he had to serve time on Georgiaâ€™s Death Row. 19 years have passed, and the guy was acquitted, the police found evidence of his innocence. But the injury which Daniel received will never go away. He sat 19 years in a room with no windows and doors, in a place where people go crazy â€¦ Can he get back to the society?Read more »