Soon to be married lawyer Kate Beckenham has landed the case of a lifetime. Her courtroom opponent turns out to be the charming Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a single case.

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Jane
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Judge Foster
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W. Stephen Gilbert ...
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Verger
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Mirella
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Gerald
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In London, the lawyer Kate Beckenham is near to her wedding day with her fiancé Graham, when she is invited to defend a heritage case against the brilliant lawyer Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a case in court. The twenty-one years old American Mirella Burton is disputing fifteen millions of pounds and some properties against Gerald Burton Jr., the inherited son of her deceased husband. During the trial, the romantic Kate falls in love for Jack, and sees the case in another perspective. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Anwältinnen küßt man nicht  »

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Jack: Scientists have started to use lawyers in their research. The scientists were getting attached to the rats, and there were some things the rats wouldn't do.
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Just Can't Walk Away
Written by Simon Climie and Dennis Morgan
Performed by Charlotte
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typical english humour-a polished and well turned out comedy romance
9 August 1999 | by (queensland, australia) – See all my reviews

Thoroughly enjoyed this breath of fresh air, after watching a stack of Hollywood-type stuff. Marvellous character parts played by well known British actors. The story line was strong and funny. Pity the leading man wasn't more of a hunk - but still you can't have everything and it did make him more believable in the part. Charles Dance was an absolute hoot. I think he must like playing these parts - did anyone see him in 'Space Truckers'? - an equally entertaining part... I thought that the Court Room scenes were really well done-good old fashioned stuff and entertaining - isn't that what it's all about?


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