Plot & Details
To escape from the boredom of her small-town life, Sunday School teacher Candy Morrison (Barbara Hershey) engages in an affair with a fellow churchgoer. When his wife Peggy learns about the relationship, she attacks Candy with an axe; after a struggle, Candy kills Peggy, hitting her 41 times with the axe. In the resulting trial, her plea of self-defense is examined. This TV-movie is based on a true story.
- Genre(s): Crime and Mystery,Drama,Thriller
- Run Time: 95min.
- DVD Release Date: 09/09/2003
- Distributor(s): MPI Home Video
- Director(s): Stephen Gyllenhaal
- Themes: Small-Town Life,Infidelity,Crimes of Passion
- Tone: Sexy,Atmospheric,Ominous,Tense
- Keywords: psychology, Sunday-school, axe, extramarital-affair, killing, murder-trial, self-defense, small-town, wife
- Language: English