• Publication date: February 7, 2013

Jagged Edge

Murdered at her beach home, San Francisco newspaper heiress Paige Forrester's husband Jack is arrested for the murder by district attorney Thomas Krasny. Jack tries to hire Teddy Barnes to defend him, but Barnes is reluctant to face Krasny who she used to work for until she faced an ethical dilemma on one of his cases. After being seduced by Jack, Barnes decides to take the case, asking for the help of private detective Sam Ransom...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1985

MBC 2:

February 16, 2013 04:30 (KSA) ~ February 16, 2013 03:30 (CLT)

Murdered at her beach home, San Francisco newspaper heiress Paige Forrester's husband Jack (Jeff Bridges) is arrested for the murder by district attorney Thomas Krasny (Peter Coyote). Jack tries to hire Teddy Barnes (Glenn Close) to defend him, but Barnes is reluctant to face Krasny who she used to work for until she faced an ethical dilemma on one of his cases. After being seduced by Jack, Barnes decides to take the case, asking for the help of private detective Sam Ransom (Robert Loggia).

As soon as the trial starts, Barnes begins receiving anonymous letters typed on an old typewriter, that are giving tips and clues to help with the case. The letters point to another victim that was attacked in the same way as Paige Forrester. Who is sending the letters? And who is Paige's real killer and why?

Starring:

  • Jeff Bridges
  • Glenn Close
  • Peter Coyote
  • Robert Loggia
  • Leigh Taylor-Young
  • John Dehner
  • Karen Austin
  • Guy Boyd

Directed by:  Richard Marquand

Rating:  R for violence, rape and language.