R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
Betty Anne Waters:
I don't deserve a friend like you.
Abra Rice: You damn right, you don't!
At one point Betty Anne Waters Hilary Swank tells Kenny Sam Rockwell that it's a good thing Massachusetts doesn't have the death penalty or he could already be dead. This however is incorrect. Massachusetts still had the death penalty in 1983, when Kenny was convicted. It was abolished the following year in 1984.
Long Train Runnin'
Written by Tom Johnston
Performed by Andrew Fairgrieve, Robert Piela, Hunter Dixon & Chris Fichter
Licensed by Arrangement with Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
$102,351 (USA) (17 October 2010)
$6,783,129 (USA) (26 December 2010)
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