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R| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
In 1969 Florida, reporter Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey) returns to his hometown to write a story about death-row inmate Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack), who was convicted of murdering a racist lawman. Ward hires his younger brother, Jack (Zac Efron), as a driver and, together with his partner, Yardley (David Oyelowo), gets to work. Though the possibility exists that Van Wetter is innocent, Ward and Yardley unwisely trust a vixen (Nicole Kidman) who will do anything to set the convict free.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , Zac Efron , David Oyelowo , Macy Gray , John Cusack , Nicole Kidman , Scott Glenn , Ned Bellamy

Director: Lee Daniels

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Millennium Films

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Release Date: October 5th, 2012|1 hr. 47 min.

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  • December 02, 2013 jenseidl
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    The actors were all very good, even Zach Efron. Poor guy has people decide not to like him before he gets a chance. He needs to be less attractive to stop this reaction. It seems to be a form of prejudice seldom discussed. John Cusak plays his real self (insider info) leaves you not feeling well.

  • June 01, 2013 xr00000000152207
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    Kidman is good ******* another terrible Zac Efron movie

  • May 25, 2013 uq00000000150867
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    great acting kidman that\'s it another Zac Efron crap fest.

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