Made for HBO, MISTRIAL is a preposterous right-wing melodrama about a vigilante cop who takes the law into his own hands when he sees a trial about to end in a miscarriage of justice.
The murder of rookie officer Ida Cruz (Christina Cox) and her partner spurs a citywide outcry, but provokes an irrational response in overworked Detective Steve Donohoe (Bill Pullman). Before the investigation properly commences, Donohoe acts on circumstantial evidence and a tip that Ida was being
stalked by her ex-husband Eddie Rios (Jon Seda). A confrontation with Rios leads to the accidental shooting deaths of Rios's second wife and his brother. The Latino community cry for Dono...