Starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, and Samuel L. Jackson; Directed by Joel Schumacher
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A lawyer and his assistant fighting to save a father on trial for murder. A time to question what they believe. A time to doubt what they trust. And no time for mistakes.
Jake Tyler Brigance, a young and highly-skilled attorney, is faced with the toughest case of his life, one that on many occassions may also threaten it. In the southern Mississippi town of Canton, the K.K.K. is active and the tension is high when the black majority is angered at the raping and slaying of a black man’s 10-year-old daughter. The distraught father takes revenge, gunning down the two criminals in the local courthouse. Brigance must decide, along with his new, eager assisstant whether he and his family can run the risk of defending the father.
Baed on the novel A Time To Kill by John Grisham