September 11

Conviction

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Conviction (2010)

R 107 min - Drama - 11 September 2010

When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is innocent, Betty Anne puts herself through high school, college and, finally, law school in an 18 year quest to free Kenny. With the help of best friend Abra Rice, Betty Anne pores through suspicious evidence mounted by small town cop Nancy Taylor, meticulously retracing the steps that led to Kenny's arrest. Belief in her brother - and her quest for the truth - pushes Betty Anne and her team to uncover the facts and utilize DNA evidence with the hope of exonerating Kenny.

Director:  Tony Goldwyn
Writers:  Pamela Gray
Stars:  Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Bailee Madison, Loren Dean, John Pyper-Ferguson, Karen Young, Marc Macaulay, Ethan Cutkosky, Jordan Monaghan, Gordon Michaels, Conor Donovan, Ele Bardha, Melissa Bickerton, Heather Yerebeck, Frank Zieger, Jake Andolina, Sarab Kamoo, Rusty Mewha, Julia Ho, Owen Campbell, Linda Boston, Ari Graynor, Janet Ulrich Brooks, Michael Liu, Tobias Campbell, Juliette Lewis, Clea DuVall, Peter Gallagher, Melissa Leo

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Storyline

When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is innocent, Betty Anne puts herself through high school, college and, finally, law school in an 18 year quest to free Kenny. With the help of best friend Abra Rice, Betty Anne pores through suspicious evidence mounted by small town cop Nancy Taylor, meticulously retracing the steps that led to Kenny's arrest. Belief in her brother - and her quest for the truth - pushes Betty Anne and her team to uncover the facts and utilize DNA evidence with the hope of exonerating Kenny.


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Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  11 September 2010

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Oceana Media Finance, Pantheon Entertainment Corporation, Innocence Productions, Prescience, Omega Entertainment, Longfellow Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 47 min

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