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Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Reversal of Fortune
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Glenn Close Glenn Close
Sunny von Bulow
Jeremy Irons Jeremy Irons
Claus von Bulow
Ron Silver Ron Silver
Alan Dershowitz
Uta Hagen Uta Hagen
Fisher Stevens Fisher Stevens
David Marriott
Jack Gilpin Jack Gilpin
Peter MacIntosh
Christine Baranski Christine Baranski
Andrea Reynolds

Written by
Alan M. Dershowitz Alan M. Dershowitz
Nicholas Kazan Nicholas Kazan


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A very good movie

6 years, 10 months ago at Feb 2 15:17
I have noticed that this movie tends to be forgotten nowdadays but I think it is quite a shame because I always thought that this story was just really fascinating. To be honest, even though thrillers can be entertaining, I find that most of them are actually rather annoying because they are always based on some really far-fetched plots (and, yes, it does include such classics like ‘The Silence ... read more
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Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead and her husband Claus is found guilty of attempted murder. But he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Release date: 9 November 1990
UPC: 085391193425
Tags: Drama (3), Mystery (2), 1990s (2), 1990 (2), Insulin (1), Japan (1), Attempted Murder (1), UK (1), Best Lead Actor Oscar (1), Usa (1), Based On Book (1), Based On True Story (1), Courtroom (1), Courtroom Drama (1), Drugs (1), Rhode Island (1), Bad Guy (1), Law Student (1), Law School (1), Backgammon (1)
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"Reversal Of Fortune is one those "based on a true story" stories in which the names have not been changed to protect the innocent. And with names like Klaus and Sunny von Bülow, you know that the innocent here are really really rich (notice the two dots over the letter "u"). And if it requires two "really's" to describe how rich they are, you gotta wonder just how "innocent" their innocence is. Fortunately, this film's script does not reveal the answer and instead allows the viewers to determ"

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"1990! Winner: Jeremy Irons! Nominees: Gabriel Byrne - Miller's Crossing as Tom Reagan James Caan - Misery as Paul Sheldon Richard Harris - The Field as "Bull" McCabe Ray Liotta - Goodfellas as Henry Hill"

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