SYNOPSIS

Conviction. The true story of acclaimed lawyer Betty Anne Waters comes to the screen in this docudrama directed by Tony Goldwyn, and starring Hilary Swank. Her brother convicted for a 1983 murder/robbery he didn’t commit, unemployed, single mother of two Betty begins studying law in order to help prove his innocence. Over the course of the next decade, Betty continues studying to earn her law degree, eventually passing the bar in 1995 and actively taking up her brother’s case. By challenging the conviction with DNA evidence, Betty is ultimately able to prove her brother’s innocence and win back his freedom. Sam Rockwell and Minnie Driver co-star.


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RELEASE DATE

January 14, 2011

DIRECTOR

Tony Goldwyn

WRITER

Pamela Gray

COMPANY

20th Century Fox

GENRE

Biography, Drama

CERT

15

RUNTIME

107 minutes