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Is The Green Mile a true story?

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Is The Green Mile a true story?

The Green Mile:

The story of The Green Mile is told by a retired death row guard named Paul Edgecomb. Edgecomb discusses what life was like in 1932 when he worked at Cold Mountain Penitentiary and his encounters with John Coffey, a black man on death row for murdering two children.

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No, The Green Mile is not a true story.

The Green Mile is a work of magical realism and, while grounded in real places and told with the feel of...

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