After a lawyer gets disbarred, he goes off to write a book about his experience. He meets a man who lets him read his manuscript. The man dies and the lawyer passes the book off as his. Just when the book becomes a big success. He gets arrested for the true life murders of the five lawyers in his book. He then finds himself, trying to prove that he is innocent of the murders.
A work of deadly fiction.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language, nudity, a scene of strong sexuality and some violence
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Did You Know?
When the prisoner arrives at the prison in the opening scene it is pouring rain outside. He exits the vehicle and walks inside yet a closeup of his shoes show they are completely dry. See more
When looking over Dubose's novel, Lawson, as narrator, notes that a "murder" refers to a group of crows, like an "exaltation of doves." However, an exaltation refers to larks, not doves. Doves are either a "dole" (or "dule") or a "flight." See more
There's an old saying: Money talks. The only thing I ever heard it say was "Goodbye".
Remade as Fox
Oh Yeh Yai
Performed by Terrance Simien
and The Mallet Playboys
Written by Terrance Simien
Courtesy of Terrance Simien Music/BMI See more