Fox Searchlight Acquires CONVICTION

    Read excerpts from the press release and check out another photo from the film which is based on a true story. Photos by Ron Batzdorf.

    Directed by Tony Goldwyn and written by Pamela Gray, CONVICTION stars Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis and Peter Gallagher. The film was produced by Andrew Sugerman, Andrew S. Karsch and Tony Goldwyn. The film is scheduled to be released October 15th.

    CONVICTION is based on the true story of Betty Anne Waters (Swank) a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction. At its heart, CONVICTION is an exploration of the profound bond between a brother and sister – a love so deep, so unequivocal, so complete that it becomes a force that will not be denied or defeated.

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