A wasted cast plods through this tedious courtroom drama about a female juror who is blackmailed by the mob and then seeks revenge.
Single mother Valerie Aston (Joanne Whalley-Kilmer) is the perfect juror: she believes it's her civic duty to serve and understands the presumption of innocence. She's been selected for the trial of sleazy mob boss Rusty Pirone (Armand Assante), whose team of hit men has been busily eliminating the government's witnesses. Just to be sure, Pirone orders thug Tommy Vesey (William Hurt) to intimidate Aston, and Vesey warns her that she and her son will be killed if she votes to convict. Aston moves her son to her father's farm for saf...