Filmography . Reversal of Fortune

Reversal of Fortune

Release date: 1990
Type: Film
Other crew: Directed by: Barbet Schroeder Written by: Alan M. Dershowitz (book) & Nicholas Kazan (screenplay)
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close and Ron Silver


Wealthy Martha "Sunny" von Bülow lies in a persistent vegetative state resulting from a suspicious injection of insulin and her husband Claus is found guilty of attempted murder. He maintains his innocence and hires Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz to handle his appeal. Working with a small group of law students recruited from his classes, Dershowitz presents new evidence to cast doubt on Claus' guilt and the veracity of the star witness.

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Reversal of Fortune (1990) - Trailer


Oscar Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role; Oscar Nominee: Best Director; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium; Golden Globe Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama; Golden Globe Nominee: Best Director - Motion Picture, Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Screenplay - Motion Picture