• Publication date: December 21, 2010

True Crime

A reporter has twelve hours to prove a death row inmate's innocence.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1999

MBC Action:

August 20, 2012 16:00 (KSA) ~ August 20, 2012 15:00 (CLT)

Clint Eastwood portrays Steve Everett, an Oakland newspaper reporter with a penchant for alcohol and married women.  A death row inmate named Frank Beechum (Isaiah Washington) is scheduled for execution in just twelve hours, and Everett's been assigned to cover the case.

 

Beechumwas convicted of murdering a pregnant convenience store clerk for $96, but Steve suspects something is afoul.  Rather than pen a routine story, the journalist begins an impromptu investigation and unveils the man's innocence.  But can he reach the governor in time to halt the execution?

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

 

Starring:

 

  • Clint Eastwood
  • Isaiah Washington
  • Denis Leary
  • Lisa Gay Hamilton