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FILM DETAILS
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Cast
Sam Rockwell
Melissa Leo
Hilary Swank
Minnie Driver
Peter Gallagher
Juliette Lewis
Directors
Tony Goldwyn
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Running Time
107 minutes

Conviction
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Conviction

Plot
Convicted of murder, Kenny Waters (Rockwell) is out of money, appeals and hope. So his barmaid sister Betty Anne (Swank), high school drop-out and mother of two, embarks on an 18-year quest for justice, getting herself through school, college, law school and the bar exam to re-open her brother’s case.


Verdict
It’s okay in a TV movie way, but disappointing given all the obvious potential of the real story.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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