From Errol Morris, the award-winning director of The Thin Blue Line, comes the provocative true story of Fred A. Leuchter. Jr. The son of a prison worker and a self-taught execution expert, Leuchter was hired by prisons across the USA to make capital punishment equipment more humane. When Leuchter is called in as a high-profile expert in the sensationalistic Canadian trial of Ernst Zündel - the Neo Nazi who claimed the Holocaust was a hoax - his ego, bravado and absurd testimony reach international media prominence. Soon, a firestorm of controversy erupts. Ironically, what Leuchter thought was going to be an apex in his career ends up being his downfall. A psychological study of self-deception and the banality of evil, Mr. Death is a chilling account of the rise and fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.