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Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 years before. Only four weeks before Sam Cayhall is to be executed, Adam meets his grandfather for the first time in the Mississippi prison which has held him since the crime. The meeting is predictably tense when the educated, young Mr. "Hall" confronts his venom-spewing elder, Mr. "Cayhall," about the murders. The next day, headlines run proclaiming Adam the grandson who has come to the state to save his grandfather, the infamous Ku Klux Klan bomber. While the old man's life lies in the balance, Adam's motivation in fighting this battle becomes clear as the story unfolds. Not only does he fight for his grandfather, but perhaps for himself as well. He has come to heal the wounds of his own father's suicide, to mitigate the secret shame he has always felt for the ... Written by
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This is not one of the more famous (author) John Grisham based-movies
and it's a bit talky for my normal tastes, but it was interesting. You
can thank Chris O'Donnell and Gene Hackman for two excellent acting
performances which helped make this so entertaining in spots.
O'Donnell plays young attorney "Adam Hall" (shades of Matt Damon's
character in another Grisham movie, "The Rainmaker"). Meanwhile, it's
no surprise that Hackman gives us another fascinating performance, this
time as the attorney's brutally racist grandfather, "Sam Cayhall." He's
been imprisoned for a murder and O'Donnell is trying to release him
from a death sentence. Hackman's performance elevates from a "fair" to
a "good" movie. While O'Donnell is trying to do his job, a few
revelations occur considering his Klansman grandpa. Faye Dunaway also
is in here and has a memorable scene with "Sam."
Yes, the critics were right in that this could have been better but
they were off base blasting this film. It's still an entertaining film,
and they forget the value of that.
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