Hungarian immigrant Mike Laszlo has done well for himself since arriving in the USA over 40 years ago after WWII's end. He is particularly proud of his daughter, Ann, a successful lawyer. Following the release of some secret WWII records by the Russians, Mike finds himself accused of being a notorious war criminal. He's convinced it's a Communist plot to discredit him and insists that Ann defend him in court. Written by
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As a lawyer all she wanted was the truth. As a daughter all she wanted was his innocence. How well do you really know your father?
Did You Know?
After the movie was released, screenwriter Joe Eszterhas
's own father, Istvan Eszterhas, was accused of war crimes in Hungary for printing anti-Semitic editorials and even organizing a book burning. When Istvan admitted the charges were accurate, Joe responded by publicly condemning his father and disowning him as a parent, later writing that he never reconciled with Istvan and refused to let him see his grandchildren right up to the point where Istvan died of natural causes. See more
You trust your heart, you gonna get it broken.