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Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (1993)
"Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  16 May 1993 (USA)
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The true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet ... See full summary »

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Lawrencia Bembenek
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Fred Schultz
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Virginia Bembenek
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Joe Bembenek
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Don Eisenberg
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Judy Zess
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Ron White ...
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Bill Bryson
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Nick Gugliatto
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Zena Jackson
Ari Magder ...
Sean Schultz
Graham Losee ...
Shannon Schultz
Gail Webster ...
Christine Schultz
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The true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet by divorced Fred Schultz and they decide to marry. The pair face mounting financial problems, but when Fred's ex-wife is killed with a bullet from his off-duty pistol, it is Laurie who is arrested for the brutal crime. Written by Anonymous

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run Bambi run!!
31 August 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This film sort of reminded me of I Want To Live. A phony movie claiming a female criminal is innocent. Why is it that so many people felt sorry for Lori? She was fairly tried and convicted. Her case is a "miscarriage" of justice only in the sense she brutally killed someone and only served a little over 10 years for it. There were witnesses and a mountain of evidence against her that she was really the one who killed Christine Schultz.


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