Savannah boosters who hated MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL for casting their beloved city in a poor light should probably avoid this legal thriller, which pictures it crawling with corrupt cops, backwoods psychos, lushes with guns and of course,
sleazy lawyers. Ignoring clear signs that she's a loon, slick attorney Rick Magruder (Kenneth Branagh) plunges into a reckless affair with witchy waif Mallroy Doss (Embeth Davidtz), who's apparently being stalked by her freaky fundamentalist father (Robert Duvall). Soon her car is firebombed in
front of Magruder's place and he starts getting scary mail, including a snapshot of his children with their faces burned o...