Just as achingly earnest as DEAD MAN WALKING, and truly stupid as well. Cindy Liggett (Sharon Stone) is your basic white-trash murderess on death row. Rick Hayes (Rob Morrow) is a spoiled rich kid who takes up her cause as a sort of petulant personal crusade. This is
the story of their doomed romance, a howler of an ill-conceived star vehicle that makes the glossy Susan Hayward melodrama I WANT TO LIVE! look like a minor miracle of realist restraint. Stone's Cindy, whose perfunctory Southern accent goes more often than it comes, is imperially slim and toned
despite 12 years of prison swill and close confinement. We know she's reformed herself because she writes let...