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Hard evidence ed.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton, Terry O'Quinn, Andre Braugher, Steven Bauer, Joe Spano, Tony Plana, Maura Tierney, Jon Seda.
Paramount Home Entertainment,
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: R; for brief grisly violence, pervasive strong language and a sex scene.
Criminal defense attorney Martin Vail is brilliant and confident. He is accustomed to fabricating and selling the truth while seeking the glory in the media spotlight. When he learns of the gruesome murder of a local Catholic archbishop, he immediately decides to defend the accused penniless altar boy. But Vail soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, as he becomes tangled in a web of lies, corruption and betrayal.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by William Diehl.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features: commentary by director Gregory Hoblit, writer Ann Biderman, producer Gary Lucchesi, executive producer Hawk Koch, and casting director Deborah Aquila ; Primal fear: the final verdict ; Primal fear: star witness-casting Edward Norton ; The psychology of guilt ; theatrical trailer.