R | | Drama
In a small Georgia town in the 1950s, bigoted store owner Paris Trout kills a young black girl when his brother refuses to pay his debts.
Originally intended for a theatrical release, the film made its premiere on Showtime in the spring of 1991. It did, however, see a theatrical release in some countries outside of North America such as France and Japan.
No sir. I told the truth about it. You can make it look any which way now. But I told how it happened.
Harry Seagraves: Yes, well, um. With all due respect, Ms. Sayers. That's what we called the jury for. To decide.
Mary Sayers: No sir. They don't decide what happened. That's ...