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Without Her Consent (1990)

Fact-based story about the emotional trauma and following legal problems of a young woman who was raped by an acquaintance.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Briggs
Jason Barnes
Trey Cousins
Peter Hobbs
Det. Riker
Claire Sugarman
Marcia (as Robin Riker-Hasley)
Len Birman ...
Judge Wasserman
Ed Call ...
Judge Stewart Rodale (as Edward Call)
Mrs. Shelly
Jamie Stern ...
Brian Hopkins (as James Stern)


When a woman is raped by a guy she knows casually, the police are reluctant to press charges because of the circumstances - like she went with him voluntarily. Later her boyfriend runs him over and is arrested. Their relationship is strained. Later another woman who claims that she was also raped by him comes to her telling that they can get him. So she gives her the card of a lawyer and they begin their quest for justice. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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14 January 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Matter of Trust  »

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pretty good TV movie
23 October 2001 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Okay, now I'm not much for TV movie dramas, but this one was pretty good. The highlight of the film, without a doubt, is Melissa Gilbert. She is a truely great, underrated actress, and her performance in this film is (I think) one of her best. Never has any actor in a TV movie made me feel so much sympathy for their character. There's equally-good support from co-stars Crystal Bernard, Scott Valentine, and Barry Tubb, but Gilbert is the standout in this fact-based telefilm.

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