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George C. Scott,
Scott and Sue Grimes are a happily married and affluent young couple who are about to start a family together. Unfortunately, that plan gets turned completely upside-down when Sue dies ... See full summary »
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Thomas Haden Church
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A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening ... See full summary »
When Part I of this film aired, a group of Bradfield's fellow inmates went to his cell and demanded that he reveal where the bodies of the children were hidden. Bradfield refused and was subsequently placed in solitary confinement for his own protection. He requested a television so that he could watch Part II but guards refused, telling Bradfield that he already knew how the story ended. See more »
Outstanding true life story of greed, murder and madness
An truly outstanding, compulsive drama based on a true story concerning charismatic would-be poet Peter Coyote (in a career best performance) and his manipulation of just about everyone he comes into contact with, eventually leading to murder. This is a fascinating, intriguing telling of a rather bizarre murder case with not only Coyote on top form, but also matched by Robert Loggia as his exceedingly odd, certainly unhinged partner-in-crime. Just watch those final moments in the court-room as he completely loses it and incriminates himself. Wonderful stuff! There are also some very fine supporting performances, not least Peter Boyle's turn as one of the investigating detectives.
This is really what made for TV movies do best and I would recommend this without hesitation. Once you begin watching, you'll be hooked!
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