A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the killer, he agrees to again defend him... much to the consternation of his friends. However, he explains that by being his attorney he will be better able to catch the man in a mistake... and on this the rest of the film develops, with the killer playing a cat and mouse game with the attorney until, at last, they both must recognize that they are not all that different.
BOB STEBBINS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster." - Nietzsche.
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Was screened at the Festival of Festivals in Toronto on September 15, 1988 and then later shown in 1,160 theaters for its domestic US release during the following Spring. See more
When the defense attorney places the glass of water on the jury box rail for the second time, it is gone in the next view of where it had been placed. See more
I love the rain... it washes everything away... makes it clean.
Referenced in Karla