2013 • Sundance TV
823 reviews
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Season 1 episodes (8)

1 Always There
After 19 years on Death Row, Daniel Holden is released due to new DNA evidence. He returns with his family to his childhood home, struggling to adjust to life on the outside. Meanwhile, the Senator who prosecuted him plots to reopen the case.
2 Sexual Peeling
While Daniel explores town on his own, Amantha worries for his safety. Ted Jr. fears for the future of the family business. And Senator Foulkes learns some valuable gossip from his secret lover. Unease and tension pervade Daniel's welcome home party.
3 Modern Times
Daniel retreats from the stress of recent events as his return opens old wounds. Tawney reaches out to him, unbeknownst to her husband. Jon confronts Daniel's original defense lawyer. And Amantha fears the town's anger may erupt any moment.
4 Plato's Cave
Janet's day in town with Daniel becomes a media spectacle. Back on the case, Sheriff Daggett questions Trey Willis about a missing witness. Daniel and Tawney connect in unexpected ways.
5 Drip, Drip
Daniel loses his grip on reality as he wrestles with life after Death Row. Following a surreal night with a mysterious stranger, he finds himself at odds with Ted Jr., who questions Daniel's innocence.
6 Jacob's Ladder
As the town's anger hits the boiling point, Daniel's family goes on alert. Foulkes presses the D.A. for a retrial. Ted Jr. & Tawney recover from disturbing encounters. Trey Willis searches for the missing George Melton. Daniel must decide his future.
101 Official Trailer
Daniel Holden is freed after 19 years on death row and reignites the fears of a small town. From the producers of Breaking Bad.
102 Behind the Scenes of Rectify with Production Designer David Blass
Production Designer, David Blass, talks about the fictional Southern town for the Sundance Channel Original, Rectify.

About this show

Nineteen years ago, Daniel Holden was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Hanna Dean. Thanks to newly discovered DNA evidence and the efforts of his sister Amantha and lawyer Jon Stern, Daniel's conviction has been vacated and he's returned to his mother Janet's home in Paulie, Georgia. But not everyone is convinced of his innocence - nor is his future as a free man secure. Season Two finds Daniel committed to living in the present and making choices that prove frustrating for some of the Holden/Talbot family. Unfortunately, there are many places and faces in Paulie that remind Daniel of the past - his incarceration, Hanna, and his role the night of Hanna's murder. He's forced to the realization that he must understand and accept what really happened if he's ever going to know any peace, a conclusion that shapes his determination to do whatever it takes to finally put his past behind him, no matter how high the price.

Ratings and reviews

823 reviews
A.H. L.
October 24, 2013
Just needs a bit more emoteing from Dan. He always seems to be in either deep thought or sincere constipation. I know he is living under INTENSE pressure & is constantly worried the ubiquitous "they" will find the mistake they must have made to let him go in the 1st place & bam! He's back inside until they get orders to kill him, again. Not very conducive to a good nights sleep or a good day the next. But heck! He could have cracked a smile every now & then. Also he really needs to mess with Teddy some more
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Bambi Landry
August 13, 2015
Didn't know what to expect ... the subject matter was hard to take in but riveting. Well written, told and acted. Sometimes you want to be enlightened, not just entertained. Characters are believable because they feel real and easy to understand. Look forward to the news season. Well done Netflix !
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Daniel Mejia
February 4, 2015
Very hard to keep your eyes on screen for too long. You just wait for something interesting to happen, but barely anything goes down here.
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