When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(book), (teleplay)
Reviews
Popularity
2,783 ( 1,554)

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Place of Execution (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. Forty-five years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.

Stars: Lee Ingleby, Emma Cunniffe, Philip Jackson
Escape Clause (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man finds out from a would be killer that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. But is this mysterious man telling the truth? When both the killer and the wife turn up dead, ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Paul Sorvino, Connie Britton
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A beautiful woman seduces and tricks a hitman in order to save her own skin.

Director: Ruben Preuss
Stars: Cliff De Young, Tracy Scoggins, Steven Keats
Woman Undone (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Terri Hansen is discovered in the desert beside the blackened husk of her car which contains the charred corpse of her husband. When forensic evidence makes her out to be her husband's ... See full summary »

Director: Evelyn Purcell
Stars: Mary McDonnell, Randy Quaid, Sam Elliott
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.

Director: Bob Clark
Stars: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings
Morlang (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple's secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn.

Director: Tjebbo Penning
Stars: Paul Freeman, Diana Kent, Susan Lynch
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Paul Harrington thinks he has the perfect wife, stunning, kind, and ambitious. Yet behind Lauren's pretty face (played by Madchen Amick) lies a wicked person who sent her former boyfriend ... See full summary »

Director: William Curran
Stars: John Lithgow, Eric Roberts, Mädchen Amick
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

DI Tom Thorne's only key to a catching a serial killer is a survivor unable to move or communicate.

Director: Stephen Hopkins
Stars: Lorraine Ashbourne, Brana Bajic, Trinity Barden
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

Director: Nick Tomnay
Stars: David Hyde Pierce, Clayne Crawford, Nathaniel Parker
Oleanna (1994)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Student Carol visits Professor John to discuss how she failed his course but the discussion takes awkward turn.

Director: David Mamet
Stars: William H. Macy, Debra Eisenstadt, Diego Pineda
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A modern, gothic tale of crime and redemption about an aging police officer from a small Ontario Mennonite town who hides a violent past until a local murder upsets the calm of his newly reformed life.

Director: Ed Gass-Donnelly
Stars: Jill Hennessy, Amy Rutherford, Peter Stormare
Good Morning, Killer (TV Movie 2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

follows FBI Special Agent Ana Gray as she hunts for a kidnapper. As Ana develops a rapport with the kidnapper's latest victim, the suspect suddenly changes his pattern. Now Ana must race to find him before he strikes again.

Director: Maggie Greenwald
Stars: Catherine Bell, Titus Welliver, Suleka Mathew
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jackson Kinley
...
Dora Overton
Sean McCann ...
Theodore Warfield
Chris Wiggins ...
Horace Talbott
...
Granny Dollar
Nancy Beatty ...
Mrs. Dinker
...
Edna Mae Kinley
...
Dr. Vernon Stark
Mert Hatfield ...
Thomas Warfield
...
Young Harlan Wade
Géza Kovács ...
Luther Snow
...
Harlan Wade
Linda Goranson ...
Mrs. Hunter
Stuart Hughes ...
Young Luther Snow
...
Kitty Slater
Edit

Storyline

When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered. Together with the daughter of the man convicted of the crime, they find themselves caught up in a conspiracy of devastating proportions... but even more, as the story moves on to its terrifying climax, it also reveals something very personal about his own family. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cyberspace - Ein Alptraum wird wahr...  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jackson Kinley wears his watch on on his right hand an writes with his right hand. Very usual. Also in a latter scene with the mother driving, the car passes guard rail the were not used until the lat 70s to early 80s. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Well-Executed Low-Key Whodunit
9 May 1999 | by (St. Paul, Minnesota USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite types of movie: thoughtful, shy writer pieces together events from fifty years ago, exonerates an innocent man and discovers something important about himself in the process. The movie doesn't try to do too much, gives you enough information about the primary characters without leaving you wondering if there was more background in the book.

I've always liked David Straithairn and he gives an easy portrayal of the main character. Mary McDonnell is good as the unjustly convicted murderer's daughter though I could have done without the halting, "don't really care about anything" accent/tone. Definitely worth seeing if you're into the story-type movie.


22 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where can I buy this movie on DVD??? webbman76
Discuss Evidence of Blood (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?