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Silent Witness (2011)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 7 December 2011
In Silent Witness, Dermot Mulroney (Zodiak, Copycat) plays prominent defense attorney Tony Lord, who returns to his hometown to defend an old friend, played by Michael Cudlitz (TNT's ... See full summary »

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Peter Markle

Writers:

Thomas Michael Donnelly (teleplay by), Richard North Patterson (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dermot Mulroney ... Tony Lord
Michael Cudlitz ... Sam Robb
Anne Heche ... Kate Robb
Anthony Ruivivar ... Michael Ramos
Lisa Berry ... Stella Marz
Sarah Allen ... Stacey Lord
Inga Cadranel ... Vanessa Ramos
Judd Hirsch ... Saul Rubin
Jayne Eastwood ... Sara Croft
Alicia Dea ... Alison Taylor (as Alicia Josipovic)
Shawn Lawrence ... John Taylor
Holly Deveaux ... Marcie Calder
Laura de Carteret ... Nancy Calder
Craig Eldridge Craig Eldridge ... Frank Calder
Robert Verlaque ... Judge
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In Silent Witness, Dermot Mulroney (Zodiak, Copycat) plays prominent defense attorney Tony Lord, who returns to his hometown to defend an old friend, played by Michael Cudlitz (TNT's Southland). The friend is a teacher accused of murdering one of his students, and the case re-opens the heartache from Tony's own high school days, when he was a student falsely accused of murdering his first love. Silent Witness also stars Anne Heche (Hung, Men in Trees) as Sue Robb, the wife of the accused teacher, and Judd Hirsch (Damages, Taxi) as Saul Ruben, Tony Lord's close friend and associate.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Il silenzio del testimone See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color
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The newspaper states that the murders took place 28 years apart. When Tony flashbacks to the original crime scene, the song "So In Love" by OMD is playing on the car stereo. This song was released in 1985 and 28 years later would be 2013. See more »

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EXCELLENT!!! Very close to the book!
3 November 2018 | by bronzesrvSee all my reviews

I absolutely love this movie. It was so much like the book! That very seldom happens with movies, of course certain things must be shortened and edited to fit a two hour time frame. I read this book about 20 years ago! I never even knew there was a movie on it until now. It was very good! The Twist and the suspense was absolutely perfect, all the veteran actors in here were amazing! This movie is a must-see. And of course it is a movie you will watch more than once.


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