R | | Crime, Drama
A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.
Universal paid $7 million for the rights to John Grisham's novel.
We come from a long line of hate.
When Adam meets with Mrs. Kramer to solicit her support (for a stay of execution), she tells him her twins were 5 when they were killed in 1967, "[Adam's] age" when Adam's father committed suicide. Adam was born in 1969 and was 10 when his father killed himself. Mrs. Kramer adds that her sons would "be your age now." They would have been 7 years older than Adam.
$5,612,095 (USA) (13 October 1996)
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