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The Advocate's Devil (1997)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Horror | TV Movie 5 October 1997
A charismatic basketball star (Holt McCallany) is accused of rape. A lawyer (Ken Olin) in need of a big win is brought in to get the star off. The lawyer wins the case, but along the way he... See full summary »

Director:

Jeff Bleckner

Writers:

Alan M. Dershowitz (novel) (as Alan Dershowitz), Cyrus Nowrasteh (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Olin ... Abe Ringel
Mariska Hargitay ... Rendi
Gina Philips ... Emma
Wendell Pierce ... Justin
Jessica Tuck ... Jennifer Dawling
Gary Basaraba
Gillian Barber ... District Attorney
Scott Hylands
Suki Kaiser ... Darlene Waters
Kevin McNulty
Gabrielle Miller
Holt McCallany ... Joe Campbell
Anne Farquhar Anne Farquhar ... Lisa Lester
Deanna Milligan ... Zoe
Fulvio Cecere ... Bernie Stein
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A charismatic basketball star (Holt McCallany) is accused of rape. A lawyer (Ken Olin) in need of a big win is brought in to get the star off. The lawyer wins the case, but along the way he discovers that the player may not be as innocent as he leads on to the public. Then things get worse when he discovers the player has led his teen-age daughter to a hotel room for a "special" birthday party for her. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Crime | Drama | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adveración satánica See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Very clever legal drama
26 October 2000 | by ROKSee all my reviews

A very clever legal drama, shown on television but one i would definitely have paid money to see. A Defence lawyer gets more involved in a case than he would like due to his client threatening his daughter.

Excellent performances by all the cast, who i must admit I've never seen in anything else, or atleast i don't think i have. they may have been in something but not impacted on me.

Hire it or catch it on TV, you won't be disappointed.


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