Cyntoia Brown at 16 years old in the Netflix film, Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story.

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story

Review

By Alicia Benjamin

When we see Cyntoia Brown in the opening scenes of the Netflix film, Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story, she very obviously needs help. She’s a 16-year-old adolescent runaway who slurs her words and pleads to be understood after killing a man.

Brown, who had been beaten, pimped and raped while living on the streets in Nashville, became…