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John Peterson
Penny Fuller ...
Judith Peterson
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Tom Fiske
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Mary Fiske
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Amy Peterson
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Webster
Jacqueline Brookes ...
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Lynne Peterson
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Josef Rainer ...
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Bill Wilson
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Larry Chernoff
Niki Flacks ...
Meredith
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A grieving family whose daughter was killed in a car crash with a drunken driver is outraged and frustrated as they encounter the inevitable bureaucratic delays in bringing the case to trial. Once in the courtroom, they are horror-stricken as the young, hard-pressed district attorney seems unable to overcome the technicalities and maneuverings that the driver's attorney uses to keep his client out of jail and still on the streets as a legal driver. When the judge is forced to rule time and again in favor of the defense, it appears that the driver might escape punishment altogether. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Although Denzel Washington was used to promote the home-video version of this TV movie after he became a star, his role in the film is limited. See more »

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Featured in Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) See more »

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Time in a Bottle
Written and Performed by Jim Croce
Produced by Terry Cashman and Tommy West
Courtesy of Lifesong Records
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An excellent movie showing the SICKNESS of DUI!
13 January 2004 | by (Berlin, USA) – See all my reviews

DUI, Driving Under the Influence and killing someone is MURDER!!! Premeditated MURDER! This film portrays the choices we make when we make the decision to drink and drive; and it does it well. ANYONE that has EVER had a drink, and then driven a motor vehicle should watch this film.


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