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Chris O Chris O'Donnell
Adam Hall
Gene Hackman Gene Hackman
Sam Cayhall
Faye Dunaway Faye Dunaway
Lee Cayhall Bowen
Robert Prosky Robert Prosky
E. Garner Goodman
Raymond J. Barry Raymond J. Barry
Rollie Wedge / Donnie Cayhall
Bo Jackson Bo Jackson
Sgt. Clyde Packer
Lela Rochon Lela Rochon
Nora Stark
David Marshall Grant David Marshall Grant
Gov. David McAllister


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John Grisham John Grisham
(novel)
William Goldman William Goldman
(screenplay) and


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An average movie

11 years, 2 months ago at Mar 8 17:04
James Foley is not a really famous director but he has made a few notable flicks such as 'Glengarry Glen Ross' and I always had a weak spot for his work, even though it tends to get a little too generic. This movie is a perfect example. Indeed, it is rather entertaining, the directing and acting were decent but it was honestly a rather pedestrian court-drama. Back in the 90's, John Grisham's books... read more
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Description: The Chamber is an emotionally affecting drama that shows that healing is possible across the generations. Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 years before. Only four weeks before Sam Cayhall is to be executed, Adam meets his grandfather for the first time in the Mississippi prison which has held him since the crime. The meeting is predictably tense when the educated, young Mr. "Hall" confronts his venom-spewing elder, Mr. "Cayhall,&q ... (more)
Release date: 11 October 1996
UPC: 025192026829
Tags: Thriller (4), Drama (3), 1996 (3), 1990s (3), Courtroom (2), Read (1), 90's (1), Based On Book (1), Book Based (1), Author John Grisham (1), HQ (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Box Office Flop (1), SnP (1)
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" Young lawyer Adam Hall launches a legal appeal for his racist grandfather, Sam Cayhall, a former Ku Klux Klan member he has never met. Accused of killing two young Jewish boys years earlier, Sam meets his grandson in a Mississippi prison on death row, and the atmosphere is tense. Despite having no sympathy for the older man, Adam has other motives for defending his grandfather that have to do with his own father's suicide. Based on the John Grisham novel of the same name, critics gave the f"


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" Young lawyer Adam Hall launches a legal appeal for his racist grandfather, Sam Cayhall, a former Ku Klux Klan member he has never met. Accused of killing two young Jewish boys years earlier, Sam meets his grandson in a Mississippi prison on death row, and the atmosphere is tense. Despite having no sympathy for the older man, Adam has other motives for defending his grandfather that have to do with his own father's suicide. Based on the John Grisham novel of the same name, critics gave the f"


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