Alan Dershowitz a brilliant professor of law is hired by wealthy socialite Claus von Bulow to attempt to overturn his two convictions for attempted murder of his extremely wealthy wife. Based on a true story the film concentrates not on the trial like other legal thrillers, but on the preparatory work that Dershowitz and his students put in as they attempt to disprove the prosecution's case and achieve the Reversal of Fortune of the title. Written by
Mark Thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Case of Claus Von Bulow. An American Saga of Money and Mystery.
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In the opening shot flying over the estates in Newport, visitors are at some of the mansions. In 1983, some mansions, like The Breakers and Marble House, were open to the public. See more
[after Dershowitz rejects him as a witness
You think I'm scum, don't you? Blow-it-out-your-ass. You want to find a witness to back me up? I'll get one. And, hey, maybe I'll see you at the Celtics, huh?
References Dark Shadows
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Performed by Eva Marton
with the London Philharmonic
Written by Richard Wagner
Arranged by Arpád Joó (conductor)
Courtesy of Sefel Records
Division of Phoenix Entertainment Inc. See more