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  • TV-14
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1999
  • Running time: 90 min
A newly-appointed Supreme Court Justice must settle a controversial moral and legal dilemma with his tie-breaking decision which may also have serious implications on his own family's harmony. Andy Garcia is cast as Justice Joseph Kirkland who, in his... read more
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A newly-appointed Supreme Court Justice must settle a controversial moral and legal dilemma with his tie-breaking decision which may also have serious implications on his own family's harmony. Andy Garcia is cast as Justice Joseph Kirkland who, in his freshman term on the court, must wrestle with the dilemma of freedom of choice versus the right to life. Judge Kirkland tries to find a balanced response as the lone voice on the court to weigh in, making his the critical deciding vote. The all-star cast features Bob Balaban, Kate Nelligan, Ray Walston, James Whitmore, with Robert Prosky and Harry Belafonte as Justice Dunn. Newly remastered.

Original Release

04/19/1999

US Release

04/19/1999

Cast

Andy Garcia Joseph Michael Kirkland
Harry Belafonte Will Dunn
Robert Prosky Chief Justice
Ray Walston Justice Clore Cawley
James Whitmore Daniel Morissey
Kate Nelligan Justice Sara Marie Brandwynne
Milo O'Shea Justice Harlan Greene
Albert Hall Justice Hank Banks
Bob Balaban Justice Eli MacCorckle
John Aylward Justice Benjamin 'Rip' Ripley
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Anspaugh

Writers

Ronald Bass, Jane Rusconi

Cast

Andy Garcia Joseph Michael Kirkland
Harry Belafonte Will Dunn
Robert Prosky Chief Justice
Ray Walston Justice Clore Cawley
James Whitmore Daniel Morissey
Kate Nelligan Justice Sara Marie Brandwynne
Milo O'Shea Justice Harlan Greene
Albert Hall Justice Hank Banks
Bob Balaban Justice Eli MacCorckle
John Aylward Justice Benjamin 'Rip' Ripley
LisaGay Hamilton Virginia Mapes
Margaret Colin Linda Kirkland
Hallie Eisenberg Jenny Kirkland
Tracey Ellis Marley Terrell
Michael O'Keefe Arthur Jacklyn
Hedy Burress Callie McPherson
Michael Jackson Self / Michael Jackson
Patty Lotz News Anchor #1
Joe Drago Mapes Council
Dale Harimoto Field Reporter #1

Producers

Jerry Bruckheimer Executive Producer
Robert N. Fried Executive Producer
Andy Garcia Executive Producer
Richard Brams Producer
Stephanie Hagen Producer
Jonathan Littman Producer
Chad Oman Producer

Editors

Christopher Cibelli

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