Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father poster


In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, is murdered not long after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she's pregnant, one of Andrew's many close friends, Kurt Kuenne, begins this film, a gift to the child.

MPAA Rating NR

Status Released

Release Date 2008-10-31

Runtime 95 minutes


TMDB 8.1


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RicoLoveDinero shared a tip "This documentary is so messed up."

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wine_bar shared a tip "A huge failure of the Canadian justice system. Heartbreaking"

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deena_chadwick shared a tip "A poignant film that may infuriate you, but you'll never forget."

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emily_clark_701 shared a tip "Both heartwarming and gut wrenching. This is a masterpiece and a tragedy. #favorite #documentary #dearzachary"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Prepare A Whole Box Of Tissues Expected The Unexpected Expect Lasting Effects From This Documentary"

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nicole_murray shared a tip "This one is tough to get through"

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leftylimbo shared a tip "A very heart wrenching doc, especially for parents."

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gillian_strahlendorf shared a tip "Not for the faint of heart. Mentally prepare yourself."

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d34rp34ch shared a tip "****** up - 90’s quality that takes a little to come together but once it does it’ll piss you off 😆"

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unfinished_sentenc shared a tip "This documentary wreaked me. The less you know about it the better. Seriously give it a watch."

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bill_shannon shared a tip "Warning: This movie will shatter your heart into a million pieces"

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lindsay_e shared a tip "It's really good actually despite being heartbreaking."

cassidy_chandanais shared a tip "So so so good!"

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cory_ag shared a tip "The most maddening devastatingly sad documentry ever 😭😭😭😭😭🤬😡😭😭😭"

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william_carter_8613 shared a tip "Very well done......that said....Possibly the most disturbing documentary I have ever seen."

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miyoshi shared a tip "Best doc I’ve seen in a long time. Powerful from beginning to the very end."

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alexandra_lazarow shared a tip "A must watch. Heartbreaking but also full of love. Do not read anything about this beforehand. Just watch."

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jade_chiro shared a tip "This made me so upset. I can’t fathom having to go through something like this. It’s just heartbreaking 💔."

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smeeta shared a tip "Mind blowing. Heartbreaking"

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mariah_mowrey shared a tip "Very emotional"

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janglinjack2 shared a tip "A great film if you love crying forever"

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unknown_3294 shared a tip "This movie destroyed me. I loved it and its a master peice, but do not watch it if you are in a bad mental place currently."

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xXanonymous915Xx shared a tip "Genuinely managed to break me unlike most, highly recommend it"

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holley_michele shared a tip "So we’ll done but also heartbreaking."

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jeremy_cervantes shared a tip "Heartbreaking"

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ellena_navarro shared a tip "Have a box of tissues nearby."

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_parth shared a tip "Heavily recommend this #documentary."

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aliyah_s. shared a tip "Incredibly sad story, but worth the watch."

marlena_a._esquivel shared a tip "Completely heartbreaking story about a Completely broken system. And Grandparents who have suffered the unimaginable."

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wren_larder shared a tip "You'll never feel like this over another documentary. Haunting, tragic, beautiful."

deja_swanigan shared a tip "No, it’s so sad I just cry throughout😭"

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sarah_nestheide shared a tip "Gut wrenching, but beautiful."

Sasso shared a tip "A beautiful tribute that properly overshadows the cruel selfishness that destroyed innocent lives."

valentine_crouse shared a tip "Heartbreaking, riveting and exceptionally well made. This one will stay with you forever."

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amia_ogieva shared a tip "This story is crazy and heart breaking. What a perspective, a crime story told by someone who loved the victim. Amazing."

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sydney_ugalde shared a tip "Outstanding."

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candice_9949 shared a tip "Heartbreaking with a twist I honestly didn’t see coming."

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stacey_finegan shared a tip "Shocking and heartbreaking."

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darrel_hicks shared a tip "Easily one of the best docs I have ever seen"

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jill_tilley shared a tip "Only if you want to hate all of humanity."

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morgan_nance shared a tip "Get tissues ready"

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katie_abbott shared a tip "I’ve never cried so hard at a documentary"

kristine_vodon shared a tip "Best documentary ever.. but Incredibly heart breaking"

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alyson_kendall shared a tip "Grab the tissues for this one!"

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cassandra_ramos_1592 shared a tip "Heartbreaking"

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morgan_barber shared a tip "Do absolutely no research before watching. Go in totally blind."

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kaytee_flint shared a tip "Tear-jerking tribute to a friend."

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carrie_obrien shared a tip "So tough to watch but so well done"

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michelle_shell shared a tip "This is, by far, the best documentary I have ever seen! PSA:Have your tissues ready 😭"

vanessa_cichelly_na shared a tip "This documentary is important and embarrassing to Canada speaking as a Canadian."

robbie_melissa_megh shared a tip "So sadly beautiful."

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kara_demetropoulos shared a tip "Have tissues handy, this one is a wild ride!"

lullaby_bones shared a tip "This movie will break your heart but it's a story to share to remember those lost."

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deandra_dickson shared a tip "I watched this today. Gut wrenching 😭"

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ronnie_salas shared a tip "This one will give you a lump in your throat. Heartbreaking"

aututmn_eade shared a tip "I definitely enjoyed it! I recommend for sure!"

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heather_weaver_3560 shared a tip "It’s amazing, but ripped my heart out!"

shannon_ryon shared a tip "Gutted at the end…will leave you sleepless!"

makalah_arzola shared a tip "This **** was so wonderful yet so tragic."

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spriteocus shared a tip "i have bawled my eyes out every single time i watch this, its sooo good"

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Jen6Mafia shared a tip "Be prepared to be traumatized after."

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