PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.
In the opening scene, Russell Crowe is shown singing "The Night Pat Murphy Died". In 2008, the band Gaelic Storm released a CD with a track titled "The Night I Punched Russell Crowe", based on what they claim to be a true story that happened to their lead singer, Patrick Murphy.
Det. Donald Bell:
Whatever you're sellin', I ain't buyin'.
After Della Frye abandons the phone call from McAffrey during the night, she throws her mobile phone onto the night stand. The phone changes its position twice during the subsequent shots.
The printing process of a newspaper is shown as the ending credits start to show up.
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