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Killing Me Softly (1995)

Sara Thornton was sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of the 1989 murder of her violent and alcoholic husband. Thornton never denied the killing, but claimed it had been an accident during an argument.

Director:

Stephen Whittaker

Writers:

Rebecca Frayn, Jennifer Nadel (based on a book by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maggie O'Neill ... Sara Thornton
Peter Howitt ... Malcolm Thornton
Julian Kerridge Julian Kerridge ... Martin Thornton
Annabelle Apsion ... Billi
Lloyd McGuire ... Solicitor
David Griffin ... Judge
Antony Carrick ... Defense QC
Julian Fellowes ... Prosecution QC
Diane Adderley Diane Adderley ... Clerk of Court
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tilly Gerrard Tilly Gerrard ... Louisa
John Kirk John Kirk ... John
Hailee Sisera
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Sara Thornton was sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of the 1989 murder of her violent and alcoholic husband. Thornton never denied the killing, but claimed it had been an accident during an argument.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Amores Que Matam See more »

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Color:

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