Eye for an Eye
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Karen McCann(Sally Field),Is A Woman With Everything To Live For. She Is Happily Married To Mack(Ed Harris),And Has 2 Daughters,17-year old,Julie(Olivia Burnette), And Six-year old Megan(Alexandra Kyle). She Lives In A Nice House In Santa Monica,California,And Has A Good Job In A Museum. However,Her World Is Shattered When Julie Is Violently Raped And Murdered. Karen Tries To Maintain Normality For Megan's Sake-But She Finds Herself Obsessed With Bringing Her Daughter's Killer To Justice.Detective Sergent Joe Denillo(Joe Mantegna),Assures Karen That There Is Enough DNA Evidence To Help Catch The Killer. He Also Encourages Her To Seek Counseling,And Her Husband Agrees. The Next Day Denillo Tells Karen That DNA Tests Have Revealed The Killer As Robert Doob(Kiefer Sutherland),A Supermarket Delivery Man With A Criminal Record. At The Trail, It Is Clear Doob Is Gulity,However,Due To The Fact That The Defense Was Promised A Sample Of The DNA On Which They Could Perform Their Own Tests They Did Not Receive,It Forces The Judge To Dismiss The Case. Karen And Mack Are Dumbstruck As Doob Walks Away As A Free Man. Karen Sets A Trap To Lure Doob Into Her Home, So That She Can Say The Killing Was In Self-Defense. It Works. After Karen Shoots Doob Dead And Calls The Police,Denillo Arrives And Tells Karen That He Knew The Truth And Hasn't Fooled Him. He Tells His Colleague That It Was A "Clear Case Of Self-Defense".


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