About the film
lawyer courtroom auto industry father daughter conflict estranged daughter
Release Date: March 15, 1991
|Slogan||:||«A father and a daughter, divided by a case, endangered by the truth.»|
|Production Companies||:||Interscope Communications, 20th Century Fox|
|Producers||:||Scott Kroopf, Ted Field, Robert W. Cort|
|Writers||:||Christopher Ames, Carolyn Shelby|
A Liberal activist lawyer alienated his daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto manufacturer against charges that their explosion-prone station wagons are unsafe. As her mother begs for peace, Maggie takes on her dad in a trial that turns increasingly personal and nasty.