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Conviction   movie information
An extraordinary journey of how far we go to fight for our family. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for language and some violent images.
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Released on:
October 15, 2010 (limited)

Production Companies:
Pantheon Entertainment Corporation, Longfellow Pictures, Omega Entertainment
Distributors:
Fox Searchlight

Status: Released

This film was Previously Known As:
"Betty Anne Waters"

Cast:
Hilary Swank, Minnie Driver, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Loren Dean, Clea DuVall, Juliette Lewis, Peter Gallagher

Director: Tony Goldwyn

Screenwriter: Pamela Gray

Genre: Drama, True Story
About the film:
The film is based on the true story of Betty Ann Waters, an unemployed single mother of two, who saw her brother begin serving a life sentence in 1983 for murder and robbery. Convinced that he was innocent, she spent the next 12 years taking steps to earn a law degree. In 1995, she began focusing on her brother's case. Challenging the conviction with DNA evidence, she proved her brother's innocence, and Kenneth Waters walked out a free man in March 2001.
Rated R for language and some violent images.

Project Timeline:
Sep. 30, 2008: Project announced. Director: Tony Goldwyn, Writer: Pamela Gray, Cast: Hilary Swank (replacing Naomi Watts), Distributor: Omega Entertainment
Jan. 26, 2009: Cast: Minnie Driver
Feb. 11, 2009: Cast: Sam Rockwell
Feb. 24, 2009: Cast: Melissa Leo
Mar. 1, 2009: Writer: Richard LaGravenese, Cast: Loren Dean, Clea DuVall, Juliette Lewis
Feb. 3, 2010: Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Box Office: Opening weekend: $102,351 (11 theaters) | Domestic Total: $6.78 mil.
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