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A lawyer battling addiction gets a chance to redeem her life when she is assigned to save a death-row inmate from execution.

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A lawyer battling addiction gets a chance to redeem her life when she is assigned to save a death-row inmate from execution.

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Not bad but not good
9 July 2002 | by (Bracebridge Ont) – See all my reviews

As a true Canadian, I always avoid Canadian movies. However now and then I get trapped into watching one. This one is better than most, which is to say mediocre. It has many of the usual flaws of Canadian films...self-conscious acting...an excess of cinematic gimmicks and, above all, the self-effacing Canadian habit of using Canadian cities as stand-ins for American ones. I mean using the historic metropolis of Montreal as a stand in for Harrisburg Pennsylvania is just short of obscene. I was in a generous mood. I gave it a 4.


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