Murder Without Conviction (2004)





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A former nun moves into the suburban home of her deceased aunt only to make a shocking discovery concerning a gruesome crime committed thirty years ago in director Kevin Conner's twisting tale of murder, matricide, and injustice. Together, prodigious savants James and Edward Talley's remarkable brilliance was nearly incalculable, but a sudden act of cold-blooded murder would find them forever confined to separate mental health institutions by strict court order. Ordered to spend the rest of his days at the Greenwillow care center for developmentally disabled adults, James Talley is housed in the same facility as ex-nun Christine Bennett (Megan Ward)'s cousin Gene (Matt Lutz). Upon moving into her aunt's former home in a bid to be closer to Gene, Christine becomes transfixed on the details of the Talley case and soon learns that, despite their current status as a danger to society, neither James nor Edward had ever been officially charged with the crime they were committed for. With the future of the Greenwillow care facility on the line, Christine vows to find out what really happened on that tragic night three decades ago, and ensure that her brother Gene and the other innocent souls housed at Greenwillow will always have a place to call home.
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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RHI Entertainment


Megan Ward
as Christine Bennett
Patty Duke
as Mother Joseph
David Proval
as James Talley/Edward Talley
Matt Lutz
as Gene Wirth
Rutanya Alda
as Dr. Virginia McAlpin
Laura Kirk
as Alberta Talley
Roger Bumpass
as Patrick Talley Jr.
Bob Delegall
as Det. Abe Lorenz
Rodger Bumpass
as Patrick Talley Jr.
Morgan Weisser
as Det. Jack Brooks
Rafael Feldman
as James Talley (age 24)
Robert Delagal
as Det. Abe Lorenz
Janet Rotblatt
as Selma Franklin
Yan Feldman
as Edward Talley (age 24)
Daryl Sabara
as James Talley (age 10)
Gina Gallego
as Maria Santos
Evan Sabara
as Edward Talley (age 10)
Lawrence Pressman
as Dr. G.K. Sanderson
Peter Janosi
as Off. Jenson
Rod McCary
as Dan Tuxford
Allyson Rees-Stevens
as Melanie Gross
Leanne Richelle
as Waitress
Mary Margaret Robinson
as Mayor Joan Primrose
Alan Shearman
as Det. Kevin O'Connor
Don Simmons
as Patrick's Lawyer
Mary Margaret Robinson
as Mayor Joan Primrose
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