Benefit of the Doubt

Film, Thrillers
Paroled wife-murderer (Sutherland) returns to eye-pleasing Cottonwood, Arizona, to haunt his daughter Karen (Irving), 22 years after her testimony put him in jail. He insinuates his way into her life by doting on her 11-year-old son (Strong). While father Frank remains ambiguous, this is mildly unsettling; once he goes loco and killing or terrorising everyone in sight, it loses all credibility. Most contrived.

By: NF

Release details

Duration: 90 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jonathan Heap
Screenwriter: Jeffrey Polman, Christopher Keyser, Michael Lieber
Cast: Donald Sutherland
Amy Irving
Rider Strong
Christopher McDonald
Graham Greene
Theodore Bikel
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