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Last Dance (1996)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 3 May 1996 (USA)
A lawyer assigned to the clemency case of a woman on death row finds himself forming a deep friendship with her while he tries to prevent her impending execution.

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Rick Hayes
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Sam Burns
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John Hayes
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The Governor
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Jill
Pamala Tyson ...
Linda, Legal Aid Attorney
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Billy, Cindy's Brother
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Doug
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Inmate Reggie
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Guard Frances
Jeffrey Buckner Ford ...
D.A. Rusk (as Jeffrey Ford)
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Detective Vollo
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Louise
Peg Allen ...
Helen
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Storyline

Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep friendship, while all the while the date for her execution draws nearer. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Sometimes justice is a crime

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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3 May 1996 (USA)  »

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$5,858,000 (USA)
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One of a number of Hollywood movies set in the American South directed by Australian director Bruce Beresford. The films include Last Dance (1996), Rich in Love (1992), Tender Mercies (1983) Crimes of the Heart (1986) and Driving Miss Daisy (1989). See more »

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Featured in Sharon Stone - Una mujer de 100 caras (1998) See more »

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A very disturbing,and scary movie,but if you feels like you are ready to see it,give this a chance.
13 August 2009 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

For me personally that is always a real torture to watch type of movies,like this was,I feel myself so lucky from some reasons why I had seen a movie,without the danger of somebody wants to execute me.

Sharon Stone is absolutely great in this role,and I saying this against,I'am absolutely not a fan of her acting,and movies.

All the way I have to say,be careful,and think again before you see this,cause this film is enough strong to change your mood,and maybe is not for everybody.

I feels like the script wants to be independent,about the question,but it is not work well all the time,but when they really wants to say they has personal opinions,that is also directly keeps distance.

7/10


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