A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Dr. David Gale, an advocate of eliminating the death penalty, is accused of rape and murder. Once convicted, he ends up on death row in Texas himself, telling his story to a reporter through a series of flashbacks. Written by
briefly appears during the party scene at the beginning of the film - he is seen helping himself to some food. See more »
When Bitsey found the tape in Dusty's house and put it on the VCR we see "Constance" hand-written on the sticker. When she eject the tape from the VCR the sticker had changed it's then machine written or printed. See more »
You wanna tell me what's up?
Nothing. Everything. Something profoundly stupid happened last night.
I hope you used a condom.
[David looks at Constance]
Oh Jesus Christ, David. Was she one of yours?
It was Berlin.
Oh great! Oh, that's great. I can hear the grapevine now. "They had to suspend her so that Gale could dick her with a conscience." A power differential equals coercion. That is great. You're so weak!
You know, you're not my wife, Constance. Thank God!
Oh, well, don't worry. It's not a ...
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This film has been totally underrated. It has a strong and intrigueing storyline and a powerful cast. Kevin Spacey is brilliant as David Gale, a capital punishment activist convicted of murdering a fellow activist (Laura Linney). Kate Winslet has such a strong presence and extreme intensity throughout the movie. For me Kate's performance enhanced the film.I personally rate this very highly, 9/10.
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