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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 107 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Hollywood Pictures : 1996.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Barbet Schroeder.
Participant or Performer Note:
Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson.
Summary, etc.:
Dr. Carolyn Reiser's family practice is interrupted when she's called to the emergency room to help with a local teenage girl who's been bludgeoned to death. That night she and her husband, Ben, are shocked when the local sheriff comes by to see if their son, Jacob is home. Jacob was the victim's boyfriend and is suspected in her murder. When Jacob does not return home for days, Carolyn and Ben suspect the worst. Finally, he returns home and confesses to his parents. Their ordinary lives shattered, Carolyn and Ben must now decide if and how they can defend their son and their family when a town and the evidence are dead set against them.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Murder > Investigation > Drama.
Teenagers > Drama.
Families > Drama.

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