A white woman relentlessly seeks justice against two racist policemen who accidentally killed her black ex-husband and had their department cover it up.

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Sally Rawling is visiting her ex-husband Edward Morgan, a black man. While in his car they begin to make out, when a police car comes, they mistakenly assume that he is raping her so they act, an altercation ensues with Edward being killed. Sally tries to do what she can to bring the man who killed Edward, Officer Wexler to justice but it's her word against his and his partner. So, she does what she can. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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way below average
9 October 2003 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I decided to watch this partly because of Dana Delaney and partly because the basic idea seemed interesting. It was, however, a mistake.

The movie got very bad towards the end, as the characters and their behaviour became more and more unrealistic and unbelievable. I can't get over the thought that people who made this movie actually may think that these characters would be interesting and/or thought-provoking or anything else that movie characters are supposed to be. The plot was quite weak as well, but the character development was by far the worst I've seen in a long time. It was a bit painful to see ms Delaney in such a poor film, as I've liked all her previous work very much.


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