Synopsis: A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly related to the case and shines a much needed spotlight on the horrific world of human trafficking in the United States.
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Production: LionsGate Entertainment
86 min


Ladies and gentlemen,

let me ask you

a very important question.

Are you ready

to pass judgment

on one of your peers?

And today, you must do

what you think is right

to find true justice.

Now, the prosecution has

painted a picture of my client,

and they've told some very

very interesting stories.

But I'm not here

to paint any pictures

and I'm not here

to tell you any stories.

Because my client

is not made of canvas,

and my client

is not made of paper.

He is made of flesh and blood.

And he has a heart

and he has a soul.

And right now he has a future.

You have the power

to change all of that,

so what I need you to do

is I need you to be strong,

to feel with your heart,

to feel with your soul

and to do what's right.

Not what's popular,

but what is good.

His life...

His life is

what's on the line here.

He's innocent.

You know it. I know it.

Let's set him free.

Have you reached a verdict?

"We, the jurors

in the above-titled case,

find the defendant

ramon rios

not guilty

of murder in the first degree."

Do you know if court's

let out yet?

You know what?

I'm not sure.

All right, thank you.

Alberto, how are we doing,

buddy? Doing all right?

- Doing fine, my friend.

- Good good, man.

Good good. How's the wife?

How's the kids?

- Doing great, sir.

- Awesome, man.

Justice prevails,

as always, right?

Mr. Stone? Mr. Stone.

My name is megan smith.

I work for k.T.A.C.

I was wondering if I could

get an exclusive interview.

- Megan smith, absolutely.

- After the miracle in there,

you're sure

to be at the top

of everyone's list.

- Ah ha, I don't...

- Do you have anything

- that you'd like to share

with the viewers at home?

- Absolutely.

It's not about

being on top of the list,

it's not about a miracle.

It's about our justice system

setting a man free

- who was wrongly

accused of a murder...

is one of the greatest

things in the world.

And tonight, a free man

will get to go home

and reunite with

his daughter, and...

Let me tell you something,

that's an amazing feeling.

Go u.S.A., god bless america,

and the right man won tonight.

- I need to talk

to you, mr. Stone.

- Excuse me.

Sir, if you don't

get your hands off me,

I'm calling security.

- We're in the middle

of an interview.

- Hey hey, sir!

- Guard! Guard.

- I have to talk to you.

Make sure you're

getting this on camera.

- Whatever the problem is...

- He was my son!

- Hey, please!

Please, stop! Sir!

He has a gun.

Shut up, girl.

Oh, you... no!

Where are we?

Where are we?

Where are we going?

No. Let me go, let me go.

You stay over there.

Here's 75.

- Wait a minute,

I thought it was...

- 75.

I'll see you tomorrow.

I'm so sorry.

Just promise to get

out of here, okay?

If you get a chance,

okay, just run.

Don't think about me

in here. Just run.

If you can get out

of here, okay? Go.

- I need water, please.

- Shh shh shh.

- Shh shh shh.

- Ah!

Olivia, run! Go! Now!

Run! Get out, olivia!

Don't hurt her!

Okay okay okay okay okay.

You don't listen

to her anymore.

Do you understand?

- Yes.

- Please, she's only 12.

She's just 12.

She's just a baby.

- Please.

- Okay, now you just stay right there.

And you.

You'd better start

praying to god right now,

'cause you're dealing

with the devil.

Please don't hurt her.

I'll do whatever you want.

Please. No, she's my family.

I'm your family.

I own you.

- Every bit of you.

- You own me?

- Now, do you love

your little sister?

- Yeah.

Do you wanna see her get hurt?

No, please, no.

All right, then you will

do everything I say.

Okay. Okay okay.

- I love her.

- Be quiet, be quiet.

She'll be all right.

Please, olivia, no.

Is that your name, olivia?

Do you love your sister?


You don't want

to see her get hurt?

- No.

- You will do

everything I say.

Do you understand?

If I tell you

to be nice to somebody...

- Olivia, don't.

- ...You'll be nice to 'em.


You have to do

everything I say...

Or I'll kill your sister.

No, don't listen to him.

It's okay.

Don't worry about me.

I'll be fine. Oh god.

It's gonna be okay, olivia.

- What can I get ya?

- Uh, you know what?

I would love

some kind of a shot.

You look like...

A johnny walker black.

Yeah? How's that?

It's smooth...

deep... and bold.

- Not a lot of people

can take it.

You see, that's

definitely not me,

because I'm clumsy,

shallow and I can

take just about anything.

- Ryan?

- Huh?

Sorry. Are you ryan?

Why, are you looking

for a ryan?

- Yeah.

- There's a guy

that actually was

sitting right there,

his name might've been ryan.

What's your name?

- Amanda.

- Amanda, I am jaxon stone.

It's really nice to meet you.

- To ryan...

- Absolutely.

- ...not being here.

- To ryan.

Here's my card.

Give me a call.

I'll be up all night.

Do you have

a driver's license?


Ms. Torres, is this

your correct address?

Yeah. It's my current address.

How much have you had

to drink tonight?

Well, I went in, like,

a couple hours ago.

I had one drink.

I think you've had more

than just one drink.

I smell alcohol

very strongly

on your breath.

- Very strongly?

- Mm-hmm.

- Officer hill.

- Jaxon stone.

How are you, sir?

...Help her out a little...

Ms. Torres,

looks like

this is your lucky day.

Jaxon's going to buy you

a cab to take you home.

You have a nice evening

and be safe.

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Wes Miller

Warren Weston "Wes" Miller (born January 28, 1983) is an American basketball coach and former player. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, he played at the collegiate level for James Madison University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where he graduated in 2007. Professionally, Miller played for London Capitals of the British Basketball League. Miller holds the position of head coach at UNC Greensboro. He was asked to step in for former coach Mike Dement after he resigned on December 13, 2011. Previously, he was an assistant coach at Elon University under head coach, Ernie Nestor, for the 2008-2009 season. After that, Miller was also an assistant coach under Scott Cherry, a former UNC player, for the 2009-2010 season. more…

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