Genre: Drama, Thriller
Duration: 110 min.
Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto manufacturer against charges that their explosion-prone station wagons are unsafe. As her mother begs for peace, Maggie takes on her dad in a trial that turns increasingly personal and nasty.
talky, clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching, dramatic, exciting, melancholic, suspense ...
courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, court, conspiracy, family drama, mentor, legal investigation, chase, family, police investigation, uncover truth, death, twists & turns, vengeance, idealism, secrets, revenge, destiny, dialogue, parents and children, sacrifice, corruption ...
20th century, 90s