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 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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Another alcoholic lawyer movie
25 June 2017 | by (Carlsbad, CA) – See all my reviews

I can't believe there's only 1 review for this flick -- 2 now that I've jumped on the very small and quiet bandwagon.

Brian Dennehy plays a drunk lawyer (familiar) who rises to the occasion (familiar) while the cumbersome script tries to be compelling (familiar). Jobeth Williams plays the potential victim, but you know she won't be guilty because Hollywood never writes her to be the 'heavy'. The result is predictability.... and boredom.

Not much of a movie. It's just one long waiting game to see whose recollection of a killing is the true one.


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