Benefit Of The Doubt

Benefit Of The DoubtBB.5

(out of 5)

learns that her father () is being released from prison on parole, twenty-odd years after he was sentenced for the murder of her mother based on her testimony. Terrified that he’s going to come after her for revenge, she does whatever she can to protect her son and herself from him, but eventually Daddy shows up on her doorstep in search of his family. She discovers from him that her mother’s death was an accident and she has nothing to fear from this man she hardly knows, or does she? Unpretentious script and excellent acting highlight a mostly TV-movie experience. Irving is wonderful, and Sutherland is marvelously creepy as the possible villain.

Benefit Productions, Cinevox Filmproduktion GmbH, Monument Pictures

USA/Germany, 1993

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Story by , Screenplay by ,

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