Beyond the Call
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Beyond the Call
In this well-wrought, moving drama from Hallmark Productions, a wife and mother puts her home life on the line when she launches a campaign to keep her ex-boyfriend, a convicted killer, off death row. Pam O'Brien (Sissy Spacek) loved Russell Gates (David Strathairn) in high school, but afterwards, he went to Vietnam and she carried on with her life, marrying Keith (Arliss Howard) and starting a family. When she learns that Russell is about to be executed for murdering a cop and that he is not appealing his case, she visits him in prison. There she is shocked to find a man destroyed by his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Cuts to the quick with its insights into the babarity of war and the dehumanizing process of capital punishment."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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