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Every Family's Nightmare


Every Family’s Nightmare is the shocking true story of a 15-year-old boy wrongly accused of rape and a family’s incredible fight for justice in the face of systemic faults in the criminal justice system.

Despite the discovery of glaring errors, the family’s nightmare only gets worse as the police and the Director of Public Prosecutions, who remain steadfastly convinced of Patrick’s guilt, press on with a criminal trial.

As their son faces up to 15 years behind bars, the Warings must endure a nail biting court case as they cling to the hope a jury will recognise the flaws and set Patrick free.

Year2009
Broadcaster SBS
Distributor SBS
Production Stills