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Overview

Made by and for the TNT cable network, this sharp, satirical courtroom drama skewers the increasingly symbiotic relationship between the judicial system and popular media. The story centers on the trial of a famous model Gina Gershon who has been accused of murder. The media touts it "the trial of the century," a notion notorious celebrity lawyer Norman Keane James Garner does nothing to dispel. He also doesn't seem to be concerned about the myriad of rumors flying through the airwaves. Reporter Brenda Whitlas ...
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Overview

Made by and for the TNT cable network, this sharp, satirical courtroom drama skewers the increasingly symbiotic relationship between the judicial system and popular media. The story centers on the trial of a famous model Gina Gershon who has been accused of murder. The media touts it "the trial of the century," a notion notorious celebrity lawyer Norman Keane James Garner does nothing to dispel. He also doesn't seem to be concerned about the myriad of rumors flying through the airwaves. Reporter Brenda Whitlas Kathleen Turner is not as easily fooled as the public and tries to ferret out the truth. Meanwhile a rookie lawyer involved in the case tries desperately to stay afloat amidst the confusion.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; [None specified]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/15/2005
  • UPC: 794043770029
  • Original Release: 1998
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Line Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 20,071

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Garner Norman Keane
Gina Gershon Angela Beale
Mary-Louise Parker Rica Martin
Edward Kerr Roy Guyton
Kathleen Turner Brenda Whitlass
Brian Doyle-Murray Harley Guyton
Scott Michael Campbell Randy Mucklan
Keene Curtis Judge Handley
Matthew Glave Kurt Lee
Julian Stone Oskar Tabak
Brent Briscoe
Frank Buckley
Patrick Dancy
Cliff Emmich
Regan Froman
Dale Harimoto
Rosanna Huffman
Wendy Kamenoff
Eric Kenleyside
Enid Kent
Kerry Kilbride
Julie Lauren
Technical Credits
Glenn Jordan Director, Producer
Bill Blunden Editor
John Brace Casting
Stewart Copeland Score Composer
J. Paul Higgins Executive Producer
Cindy Hornickel Producer
Linda Lowy Casting
Billy Ray Screenwriter
Charles Rosen Production Designer
Tobias Schliessler Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title [1:50]
2. One Bad Apple [3:14]
3. Take a Bite [3:49]
4. Case Strategy [7:18]
5. The Go-Ahead [4:20]
6. Introductory Press Conference [4:45]
7. Public Reaction [3:58]
8. Little Night Moves [2:42]
9. "I'm the Victim" [2:42]
10. Office Deals [4:15]
11. Symbol of Courage [5:37]
12. Fatherly Advice [3:57]
13. Building the Case [6:48]
14. Scandal Central [5:39]
15. Motion Granted [5:14]
16. Radio Waves [4:54]
17. The Witness [3:18]
18. "Getting the Picture" [6:58]
19. "If Not for You" [9:20]
20. End Credits [1:58]
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Menu

Side #1 --
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   Select a Scene
   Set Up Options
      5.1 Surround Sound
      DTS Surround Sound
      Stereo Surround Sound
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: Spanish
      Subtitles: None
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