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Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes

Legal thriller set in America's Deep South. A young lawyer must defend a black factory worker accused of murdering two racist thugs who raped his daughter, amid rising hysteria involving the Ku Klux Klan and civil rights campaigners. He is helped by a veteran attorney and a keen law student as he prepares to face the intimidating prosecutor on the controversial case. Based on John Grisham's best-selling novel.

Last on

Fri 4 Mar 2011 23:35 BBC One

Credits

Author
John Grisham
Jake Brigance
Matthew McConaughey
Carl Lee Hailey
Samuel L Jackson
Ellen Roark
Sandra Bullock
Rufus Buckley
Kevin Spacey
Ethel Twitty
Brenda Fricker
Harry Rex Vonner
Oliver Platt
Norman Reinfield
Jonathan Hadary
Dr Rodeheaver
Anthony Heald
Pete Willard
Doug Hutchison
Deputy Looney
Chris Cooper
Freddie Lee Cobb
Kiefer Sutherland
Judge Omar Noose
Patrick McGoohan
Actor
Donald Sutherland
Actor
Ashley Judd
Director
Joel Schumacher
Writer
Akiva Goldsman

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