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The Accused

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Original title
The Accused
Running time
105 min.
United States United States
Tom Topor
Brad Fiedel
Ralf D. Bode
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Paramount Pictures
Drama | Courtroom Drama. Sexual Abuse. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
This movie is based on actual events. Sarah Tobias goes into a bar one night and winds up being gang raped by 3 guys. She is introduced to an attorney named Katherine Murphy. Not only does Katherine Murphy want to go after the men who commited the rape, she wants to go after the men in the bar who cheered it on. But Katherine has her work cut out for her. Her client has a past, and that past could be used against her in court.
1988: Oscar: Best Actress (Jodie Foster)
1988: Golden Globes: Best Actress (Jodie Foster) (ex-aequo)
1989: BAFTA Awards: Best Actress (Jodie Foster)
1989: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
1988: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actress (Jodie Foster)
1988: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actress (Jodie Foster)
1988: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Jodie Foster)
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