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After the death of her husband, Jody and her daughter Samantha return to her home town. Sometimes she leaves Samantha with her old friend Winn. Only after an accident a doctor discovers that she has been abused - apparently by Winn! Jody reports immediately to the police and tries everything to avoid complications. But when it turns out that Winn still might win the case by some procedural tricks, she commits an act of desperation. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Although the acting is good (especially from the little girl at the centre of the story) it also leaves a little bit to be desired.
It's one of those films where you're shown the ending right at the beginning, and then it goes back to the beginning to tell the story.
That sort of thing works sometimes but I think I would have liked to have been surprised instead of knowing what was coming.
That said it was very watchable and I did enjoy most of it...only other thing I wasn't too happy about was Cybil Shepherd. She was great in Moonlighting but in this movie she didn't really bring anything to the table. However, give it a go and see what you think. Maybe it's just me....
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