A lawyer must defend his sister in the court of law who's accused of murdering her seemingly perfect, but in fact very abusive husband. However, she claims she didn't do it and this makes a tough case even harder and more important.

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Perry Sundquist
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A lawyer must defend his sister in the court of law who's accused of murdering her seemingly perfect, but in fact very abusive husband. However, she claims she didn't do it and this makes a tough case even harder and more important.

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A Good Tribunal Movie
28 June 1999 | by (Fairfield - California - USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is a good option if you like tribunal movies. Brian Dennehy has excellent performance, and the movie shows suspense, and drama, at the perfect dose.


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