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The Burden of Proof (1992)

A lawyer who's still recuperating after the untimely death of his wife, must defend his probably dirty brother-in-law, a stockbroker under investigation. He discovers that everyone has dark secrets, including himself.

Director:

Mike Robe

Writers:

Scott Turow (book), John Gay (teleplay)
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Hector Elizondo ... Alejandro 'Sandy' Stern
Brian Dennehy ... Dixon Hartnell
Mel Harris ... Sonia Klonsky
Adrienne Barbeau ... Silvia Hartnell
Concetta Tomei ... Clara Stern
Anne Bobby ... Marta Stern (as Anne Marie Bobby)
Gail Strickland ... Fiona Cawley
Chelcie Ross ... Dr. Nate Cawley
Kerri Green ... Kate Granum
Miko Hughes ... Sam
Thomas Anthony Quinn Thomas Anthony Quinn ... Dr. Peter Stern
Jeffrey Tambor ... Sennett
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nora Denney ... Waitress
John Durbin ... Remo
T. Max Graham T. Max Graham ... Lt. Ray Radczyk
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A lawyer who's still recuperating after the untimely death of his wife, must defend his probably dirty brother-in-law, a stockbroker under investigation. He discovers that everyone has dark secrets, including himself.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scott Turow's The Burden of Proof See more »

Filming Locations:

Mission Hills, Kansas, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Brian Dennehy also appeared in the original Presumed Innocent (1990), making him the only actor to appear in both films based on Scott Turow's works. He plays a different character in this film, however. See more »

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