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A Conservative Is A Liberal Who’s Been Mugged
Just Cause takes some of the best parts of three films, Cape Fear, A Touch of Evil and Silence of the Lambs and mixes it together to come up with a good thriller of a film.
Sean Connery is a liberal law professor, married to a former Assistant District Attorney, Kate Capshaw and he’s a crusader against capital punishment. Blair Underwood’s grandmother Ruby Dee buttonholes Connery at a conference and persuades him to handle her grandson’s appeal. He’s sitting on death row for the murder of a young girl.
When Connery arrives in this rural Florida county he’s up against a tough sheriff played by Laurence Fishburne who’s about as ruthless in his crime solving as Orson Welles was in Touch of Evil.
Later on after Connery gets the verdict set aside with evidence he’s uncovered, he’s feeling pretty good about himself. At that point the film takes a decided turn from Touch of Evil to Cape Fear.
To say that all is not what it seems is to put it mildly. The cast uniformly turns in some good performances. Special mention must be made of Ed Harris who plays a Hannibal Lecter like serial killer on death row with Underwood. He will make your skin crawl and he starts making Connery rethink some of those comfortable liberal premises he’s been basing his convictions on. Many a confirmed liberal I’ve known has come out thinking quite differently once they’ve become a crime victim.
Of course the reverse is equally true. Many a law and order conservative if they ever get involved on the wrong end of the criminal justice system wants to make real sure all his rights are indeed guaranteed.
Criminal justice is not an end, but a process and a never ending one at that for all society. I guess if Just Cause has a moral that would probably be it.
This movie started out as an apparently good movie, but about halfway through it started to go to hell. The only mildly good thing about the latter half of the movie was Sean Connery, who pretty much shines through the entire movie. His acting was pretty good, and could have been a saving grace, had the movie not been so bad. The end was especially horrible, as it was a nearly total ripoff of Cape Fear(the new version, with Robert De Niro), in fact, several lines were taken directly from that same scene in the movie. The second-to worst thing is the ‘twist’ in the end, that was so obvious that I could just as well have been sitting there, waiting for it to happen. The worst thing is that the twist ruins everything that has happened up to that point, and makes the whole movie pointless since it directly opposes nearly everything that happened in the movie before that. I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone other than huge fans of Sean Connery, or people who love to watch crime mysteries. Other than that, there is no reason to waste time on this movie. 6/10
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 42 min (102 min)
Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Arne Glimcher
Writer John Katzenbach (novel), Jeb Stuart (screenplay), Peter Stone (screenplay)
Actors Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood
Awards 1 win.
Production Company Warner Bros.
Sound Mix Dolby Stereo
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Panaflex Camera and Lenses by Panavision
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA (color)
Film Length 2,797 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Panavision (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 35 mm