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Reckless Indifference examines the tragic chain of events that led to the murder of a Los Angeles teenager who was also the son of an LAPD officer. At the end of an heated and emotional ... See full summary »

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Robert Derham ...
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Alan M. Dershowitz ...
Himself - Harvard University
Dick Detrich ...
Himself - Westlake United Methodist Church
Jim Farris Sr. ...
Himself - Father of Deceased
Judie Farris ...
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Micah
William Genego ...
Himself - Brandon's Appeal Attorney
Tom Hayden ...
Himself - State Senator
Brandon Hein ...
Himself - Himself - Convicted for Murder
Gene Hein ...
Himself - Brandon's Dad
Janice Hein ...
Herself - Brandon's Stepmom
Jason Holland ...
Himself - Convicted for Murder (archive footage)
Micah Holland ...
Himself - Convicted of Murder (archive footage)
Sharry Holland ...
Herself - Defendant's Mom
Fran Kenton ...
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Reckless Indifference examines the tragic chain of events that led to the murder of a Los Angeles teenager who was also the son of an LAPD officer. At the end of an heated and emotional trial, four teens are sent to prison for the rest of their lives despite the fact that only one of them wielded a weapon. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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The truth sometimes is hard
25 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The truth does hurt and it is ashame that these boys where in fact railroaded. Everybody involved(in the film) was given the opportunity to speak and show(there side) and I feel the director did his share with offering the sides of the 4 people involved in the persecution of these boys. Let's see. One child stabbed the victim and yet all 4 get life sentences. Charles Manson did A lot more and did not get life without a chance of parole. It was truly unjust and I hope that they get a better and fairer trail in their appeal. I do feel for the family of the victim, but to portray him as an innocent by stander (I mean his good friend did sell drugs) while his family tore apart the parents of the other children. His father was a detective and his son was involved in drugs. The one child who stabbed (and admitted it) the victim should do time and there is no hesitation in that. However the other's did not deserve such harsh sentences. Just my opinion. I found this movie very invigorating and eye opening.


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