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My Son Is Innocent (1996)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  6 May 1996 (USA)
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After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Sutter
Eric Sutter
David Harbin
Det. Carver
Det. Mendoza
Joann Brodsky
Niles Brokaw
Lisa Eubanks
Michael Greene
Dan Pendleton
Charles Kahlenberg ...
Trial Judge
Cynthia Jordan ...
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After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media turn against him. Only through the dogged determination of his mother, and her loyal boyfriend does Eric and the victim have a chance for justice to be served. Written by Sean Parlaman <>

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Geschändet - Ein Sohn unter Verdacht  »

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Gripping drama showing that noone goes safe from the flaws of the justice system
2 February 2001 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a true story that will break your heart. It might not be the best produced but it certainly will hold your attention. A normal teenage boy is out with his parents on a restaurant, nowhere close to a crimescene. Through a series of stupid policework and power corruption he is pointed out as the criminal and thrown into a world of misjustices, misinterpretations and selective evidence gathering. The heart gripping aspect of the storyline is that if this could happen to that boy, it could happen to anyone. Noone more unlikely to have committed the crime could have be found and still he was charged, like a scapegoat brought out to bring justice. The movie is also a psychological lesson in how a victim's eyewitness testimony overrides all common sense and evidence. Like all true stories you can't be sure it is going to end alright. See it for yourself.

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