Universal City, Calif. : Universal, c1998.
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby surround.
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Spanish.
Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Lea Rochon, Robert Prosky, Raymond Barry, David Marshall Grant.
Screenplay, William Goldman and Chris Reese ; producers, John Davis, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; director, James Foley ; director of photography, Ian Baker; editor, Mark Warner; music, Carter Burwell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Based on the novel by John Grisham.
MPAA rating: R.
Adam Hall is an idealistic young attorney who takes on the death row clemency case of his one-time Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall. With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle series of twists and turns, Adam discovers deceptions and dark secrets that ultimately lead him to the startling truth.