Better Man

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (232)

Better Man is based on the true story of Van Tuong Nguyen, a 25-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man who was arrested in Singapore, convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced with the death penalty in 2005. The series follows the story of a young man who had a tough but loving upbringing with his twin brother and devoted mother. The story culminates in an extraordinary three-year legal battle to save the life of Nguyen, led by Julian McMahon, a Melbourne lawyer, and Lex Lasry QC, a Melbourne barrister.

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Seasons
The Last Dance
4. The Last Dance
August 1, 2013
Buoyed by public sentiment in Australia, Van and his lawyers make a desperate appeal to the president of Singapore for clemency.
Lost Lamb
3. Lost Lamb
August 1, 2013
Convinced by Van's mother to take on his case, Australian lawyer Julian and his team discover that they may be able to free Van on a technicality.
Twin Dragons
2. Twin Dragons
July 25, 2013
Given a chance to combat their country's rampant drug trade, Singapore officials turn up the pressure on Van to confess his guilt.
Lion Block
1. Lion Block
July 25, 2013
This compelling true story, filmed on location in Australia and Vietnam, looks at the remarkable life and death of Van Nguyen, a Vietnamese-Australian man who was convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore and executed for his crime in 2005.
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Better Man is based on the true story of Van Tuong Nguyen, a 25-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man who was arrested in Singapore, convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced with the death penalty in 2005. The series follows the story of a young man who had a tough but loving upbringing with his twin brother and devoted mother. The story culminates in an extraordinary three-year legal battle to save the life of Nguyen, led by Julian McMahon, a Melbourne lawyer, and Lex Lasry QC, a Melbourne barrister.

  • Premiere Date
    July 25, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (232)