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The Accused

The Accused

The Accused is a 1988 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, loosely based on the the real-life event involving Cheryl Araujo in New Bedford, Massachusetts and the resulting trial which received national coverage. After a young woman (Jodie Foster) suffers a brutal encounter in a bar one night, a prosecutor (Kelly McGillis) assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack. ... more on Wikipedia

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