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In Her Defense (1999)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller, Romance | 28 May 1999 (Spain)
A lawyer has to defend his lover who's blamed for a murder he has commited himself...


Sidney J. Furie




Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlee Matlin ... Jane Claire
Daniel Pilon ... Robert St. Laurent
Michael Dudikoff ... Andrew Garfield
Sophie Lorain ... Debra Turner
David Attis David Attis ... Jeffrey Fishman
Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan ... John Danforth
Robbie O'Neill Robbie O'Neill ... Frank Rutter
Doug Sutherland Doug Sutherland ... Noby Claire
John Ball John Ball ... Mark Mioka
Rob Pinnock Rob Pinnock ... Ernest Biles
Robert A. Doherty Robert A. Doherty ... Judge Eunico (as Robert Doherty)
Maurice Arsenault Maurice Arsenault ... Serge Richard
Jane Barry Jane Barry ... Judge Wallbridge (as Hon. Jane Barry)
Renée Cayes Renée Cayes ... Marcie Brand
Eric Thériault Eric Thériault ... Claude Martin


Lawyer Andrew Garfield has a love affair with Jane, a deaf woman. A day when Jane's husband comes home early and catches them, Andrew shoots him. The police think Jane killed her husband and wants Andrew to defend her in court. Now he has to defend her, without drawing suspicion upon himself, and at the same time, this may be the big case he needs to improve his career. Written by Calle

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It's Been Done Before
4 July 2001 | by logshrikeSee all my reviews

Just saw this movie today for the first time. Although the plot was plausible in most cases, I was simply amazed (and disappointed) at how similar this movie was to Body Heat. In the opening sequence (and at several points later in the movie), you can even hear the same music score that was used in Body Heat. Had this movie been slightly more original in its plot and musical score, it may have risen above the long list of average film noir movies.

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