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Sirens (1999)

A white woman relentlessly seeks justice against two racist policemen who accidentally killed her black ex-husband and had their department cover it up.

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John Sacret Young
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dana Delany ... Sally Rawlings
Keith Carradine ... Officer Dan Wexler
Justin Theroux ... Officer David Bontempo
Vondie Curtis-Hall ... Vincent Morgan
Brian Dennehy ... Lt. Denby
Richard Blackburn Richard Blackburn ... Sam Conrad
Jonathan Whittaker ... D.A.
Sabrina Grdevich ... Sheryl
Julie Khaner ... Fox Hills
Diego Fuentes Diego Fuentes ... Sylvio
Karen Glave ... Tyus
James Downing ... Waranaco
Matthew Bennett ... Roy Dancer
Shannon Barnett ... Red Headed Girl
Carole Mackereth Carole Mackereth ... Virginia
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Storyline

Sally Rawling is visiting her ex-husband Edward Morgan, a black man. While in his car they begin to make out, when a police car comes, they mistakenly assume that he is raping her so they act, an altercation ensues with Edward being killed. Sally tries to do what she can to bring the man who killed Edward, Officer Wexler to justice but it's her word against his and his partner. So, she does what she can. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Illégitime défense See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Vincent Morgan: Here's to the American Dream, the woman in the gray flannel suit.
Sally Rawlings: No, here's to the self-confident, secure and sexy woman.
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References The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) See more »

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way below average
9 October 2003 | by beffelsSee all my reviews

I decided to watch this partly because of Dana Delaney and partly because the basic idea seemed interesting. It was, however, a mistake.

The movie got very bad towards the end, as the characters and their behaviour became more and more unrealistic and unbelievable. I can't get over the thought that people who made this movie actually may think that these characters would be interesting and/or thought-provoking or anything else that movie characters are supposed to be. The plot was quite weak as well, but the character development was by far the worst I've seen in a long time. It was a bit painful to see ms Delaney in such a poor film, as I've liked all her previous work very much.


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