Directed and photographed by Peter Hyams (RUNNING SCARED; 2010; OUTLAND), THE PRESIDIO is set in San Francisco and pairs an aging Army lieutenant colonel, Alan Caldwell (Sean Connery), with a slick young cop, Jay Austin (Mark Harmon), to investigate the murder of a military policewoman.
Complicating matters is Caldwell's frisky daughter, Donna (Meg Ryan), who has recently returned from college and becomes involved with Austin in a hot and heavy romance. After lengthy detailing of Donna's early psychological traumas, director Hyams remembers that about an hour earlier he began a
film about a murder in the officer's club, and Caldwell and Austin dig up some answers. ...