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Title year:2002
Original dialogue(s):English
Running time:80 min 7 sec
Copyright:2003 Crawk Films Ltd./RKC Pictures
Description:Warren, a legal aid lawyer, is defending Laura, a troubled young woman on a theft charge which promises to get her a six-month sentence. With Christmas approaching Warren wins a delay in sentencing. However, it turns out that Laura has nowhere to go and Warren invites her to spend the holidays with his family in the idyllic small town of Tweed. Propinquity leads to forbidden romance between lawyer and client. Warren’s ethics, his family’s disapproval, and Laura’s mysterious past, all fail to temper his behaviour. Upon their return to the big city Laura abruptly ends the romance leaving Warren shocked and distraught. He fights for the relationship to continue but Laura reacts by revealing shocking details about her past. Faced with the impending court decision, and determined to see his client discharged, Warren throws caution to the wind and compromises his career and reputation.

Credited as:
Director(s):Chris Philpott
Screen writer(s):Chris Philpott

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Kelly Harms
Lindy Booth
Mimi Kuzyk
Eric Peterson
Gordon Currie
Elisa Moolecherry
James Kee
Vanessa Shaver
Michael Ironside
James Thomas
Matt Gordon
Stefan Brogen
Brent Hitcomb
Russell S. Bennett
Ginny Hughes
Charles Kassalty

Credited as:
Producer(s):Kelly Harms
Rick Warden
Co-producers(s):Chris Philpott
Executive producers(s):Justine Whyte

Credited as:
Editor(s):Carole Larsen
Musician(s):Stephen Skratt
Photography:David Perrault

Support:DV CAM BW and Col (colour for brief porno film shots)

Festival(s):MontréalAugust 29, 2003
HalifaxNovember 30, 1999

Woodbridge (ON)

CFFD Reference No.: 3631