William, 40 years old, sentenced to death for murder, gets ready to be executed. Procedure is going on with lack of concern, neither the victim’s family neither the condemned person’s family is present to witness the execution. Only the journalist from a useless local newspaper came to see the show. But what normally should have be a formality will quickly become a nightmare for Karl Raven, the prison governor. While somebody asks if he has something to say before dying, William starts to tell one’s life story and launches into an endless monologue. As the law doesn’t precise anything about the condemned person’s last words, they decide to let William tells his sorty untill the end. As Sheherazade who tells every night to the sultan a story, he becomes the « Dead Man Talking ». All the medias takes over then his story and William becomes the star of a TV show. He’s, from now, the major issue of the election campaign as amazing as incredible.