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Saturday, August 6, 2011

Conviction (2010)

Betty Anne Waters is a single mother working her way through law school so she can become a lawyer and help get her brother Kenny out of prison. Kenny has been in prison for twelve years, convicted of a murder he didn't commit. So with the help of The Innocence Project, a non profit organization that's dedicated to overthrowing wrongfully convicted cases, she tries to prove her brother's innocence, but only if she can find DNA evidence that can exonerate him. Based on a true story that began in 1980 in Ayer, Massachusetts, Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell both give powerfully emotional performances in this truly inspiring story. Starring Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis, Peter Gallagher, Clea DuVall 8/10

1 comment:

RoyalBlueReed said...

What a inspiring & tragic movie. One women's fight to prove her hot head brother's innocence was so amazing! Not only did she fight for brother & win, she got an education too! What the film didn't show was that 6months into his freedom, the real-life Kenny Water's was killed in a freak accident. That broke my heart.