A reporter has twelve hours to prove a death row inmate's innocence.
Production Year: 1999
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
- Clint Eastwood
- Isaiah Washington
- Denis Leary
- Lisa Gay Hamilton