A Killing in a Small Town

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A Killing in a Small Town ★★★ Evidence of Love 1990 (R)

Candy Morrison seems like the perfect member of her small Texas community—but appearances can be deceiving, particularly after she's charged with killing a fellow church-goer by striking her 41 times with an axe (shades of Lizzie Borden)! Dennehy is her skeptical lawyer who isn't sure if it was self-defense or a peculiar sort of revenge. Good performances by Hershey and Dennehy lift this above the usual tawdry made-for-TV level. Based on a true story. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Barbara Hershey, Brian Dennehy, Hal Holbrook, Richard Gilliland, John Terry, Lee Garlington; D: Stephen Gyllenhaal; C: Robert Elswit; M: Richard Gibbs. TV

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