Beyond the Call Poster

Release Date: 1996

DVD Release Date: August 17th, 2004

R|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
When Pam O'Brien (Sissy Spacek) learns that her high school sweetheart, Russell Gates (David Strathairn), is on death row for murdering a police officer, she cannot believe he is guilty. She goes to talk to him in prison and finds that Russell, tormented by his experiences in Vietnam, has given up hope. Pam's increasing investment in the case causes tension between her and her husband (Arliss Howard), himself a Vietnam veteran who has struggled to keep his own emotions in check.

Cast: Sissy Spacek, David Strathairn, Arliss Howard, Janet Wright, Lindsay Murrell, Les Carlson, Ken James, Christina Collins

Director: Tony Bill

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1990s, Wife, Gripping, Melodramatic, Husband, Family, Prison, Rescue, Daughter, Murder, Fall