In the Hands of the Enemy

In the Hands of the Enemy

Director: Jeff Bleckner Cast: Sam Waterston, Robert Davi, Frances Conroy

DVD (Stereo)

Overview

There is no question that the Arab terrorist portrayed by Robert Davi is guilty of killing five US citizens in Barcelona. Even his lawyers have zero respect for the rabidly sociopathic Davi. But Jewish defense attorney Ron Leibman is obsessed with the concept of Due Process, and has vowed that Davi will receive a scrupulously fair trial when the terrorist is extradited to America. The defense mounted by Leibman confounds and aggravates government prosecutor Sam Waterston--but he, like Leibman, remains a man of judiciary integrity. Though purely a work of speculative fiction, Terrorist on Trial raises ethical and moral questions that cannot be easily shunted aside with the mantra of "it's only a TV movie." The film was a worthy valedictory piece for the Emmy-winning writing team of Richard Levinson (who died just after the film's completion) and William Link.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/02/2002
UPC: 0096009027193
Original Release: 1988
Rating: PG
Source: Echo Bridge
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:40:00

Special Features

Interactive menus ; Scene index; Digitally mastered

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Night Landing [6:51]
2. Public Defender [2:46]
3. Attorney General [7:36]
4. Prison Assault [5:41]
5. Professor Resnik [8:43]
6. Expert Witness [7:46]
7. Irrational Acts [5:29]
8. Judge's Chambers [7:47]
9. The Trail [6:00]
10. First Witness [7:02]
11. Recess [5:54]
12. Defense Witness [7:34]
13. Migraine [5:15]
14. Kidnapping [5:59]
15. Deliberations [7:45]
16. End Credits [2:21]

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