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In Her Defense (1999)

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Jane Claire
Daniel Pilon ...
Robert St. Laurent
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Debra Turner
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Jeffrey Fishman
Stephen Morgan ...
John Danforth
Robbie O'Neill ...
Frank Rutter
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Noby Claire
John Ball ...
Mark Mioka
Rob Pinnock ...
Ernest Biles
Robert A. Doherty ...
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Serge Richard
Jane Barry ...
Judge Wallbridge (as Hon. Jane Barry)
Renée Cayes ...
Marcie Brand
Eric Thériault ...
Claude Martin
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Lawyer Andrew Garfield has a love affair with Jane, a deaf woman. A day when Jane's husband comes home early and catches them, Andrew shoots him. The police think Jane killed her husband and wants Andrew to defend her in court. Now he has to defend her, without drawing suspicion upon himself, and at the same time, this may be the big case he needs to improve his career. Written by Calle

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5 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"In Her Defense" from 1999 is a Canadian-made film starring Marlee Matlin and Michael Dudikoff.

Dudikoff is an attorney, Andrew Garfield, a former prosecutor now on the other side, who meets Jane Claire (Matlin) at an art show as he's admiring one of her paintings. She comes to his office a short time later seeking a divorce and asks if he can try and break her prenup. They wind up becoming lovers. Her husband comes home early one day; a fight ensues, and Garfield shoots him.

Jane is a suspect and later arrested. Andrew has to defend her and somehow not implicate himself.

How many times is this story going to be remade? Answer -- I have no idea, but it keeps happening. I will give this one credit -- it has a surprise ending.

I have to say that I have never heard such loud, dramatic, intrusive music in my life. I thought I was watching Ben-Hur.

The stars are very attractive and do well. You can see the ending coming from a mile away, except it doesn't end as you expect. So I'd recommend it for that.


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