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Final Appeal (1993)

A lawyer must defend his sister in the court of law who's accused of murdering her seemingly perfect, but in fact very abusive husband. However, she claims she didn't do it and this makes a tough case even harder and more important.

Director:

Eric Till

Writers:

George Lee Marshall (story), Philip Rosenberg (teleplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Brian Dennehy ... Perry Sundquist
JoBeth Williams ... Christine Biondi
Tom Mason ... Ed Biondi
Ashley Crow ... Dolores Brody
Betsy Brantley Betsy Brantley ... Fran
Eddie Jones ... Det. Ayers
Michael Beach ... Det. Thorne
Keegan MacIntosh Keegan MacIntosh ... Zach
Alana Austin ... Linda Biondi
Lindsay Crouse ... Dana Cartier
Terence Kelly ... Lefcourt (as Terrence Kelly)
Kevin McNulty ... Blankenship
Don S. Davis ... Judge Gray
Norman Armour Norman Armour ... AA Member
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Croft ... Bartender
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A lawyer must defend his sister in the court of law who's accused of murdering her seemingly perfect, but in fact very abusive husband. However, she claims she didn't do it and this makes a tough case even harder and more important.

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lying in Wait See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Another alcoholic lawyer movie
25 June 2017 | by tracywinters-44332See all my reviews

I can't believe there's only 1 review for this flick -- 2 now that I've jumped on the very small and quiet bandwagon.

Brian Dennehy plays a drunk lawyer (familiar) who rises to the occasion (familiar) while the cumbersome script tries to be compelling (familiar). Jobeth Williams plays the potential victim, but you know she won't be guilty because Hollywood never writes her to be the 'heavy'. The result is predictability.... and boredom.

Not much of a movie. It's just one long waiting game to see whose recollection of a killing is the true one.


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