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Laws of Deception (1997)

 -  Drama  -  8 March 1997 (USA)
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A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to defend against a charge of murdering her husband. A web of intrigue ensues as the lawyer begins his hunt to find the killer and also confront the demons of his past. Written by Anonymous

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You don't know the truth until you've lived the lie.

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A movie that's a little incoherent...
2 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

A young boy's parents are brutally murdered by the mob. Twenty years later, he becomes a geeky law student (Evan) who bumps into this beautiful co-ed (Elise) who's seriously interested in him. As their relationship grows deeper (and she becomes his fiance), he begins to slack in school. After Evan's best friend (Cal) motivates him to get back on track, Evan ends up getting hired by one of the best law firms in the States. To celebrate his achievement the guys head out to a strip joint....but one of the strippers is suprisingly familiar...it's Elise! But Elise isn't the only surprise at the strip joint...the owner of the strip joint is also a familiar face....

Elise feels that Evan can do better without her and breaks off the engagement. As time passes, Evan becomes cold and callous and focuses only on his work. As one of the best lawyers in the field, Evan ends up with a client who's accused of killing her husband. Who's that special client? Elise! Once again, they hook up...and trouble starts to surface...


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