Absence of Malice

  |  Buy to Own: 01/04/1995
  |  Watch Now: 11/11/1981
  |  111 min
Rated PG by the BBFC


Investigative journalist Megan Carter (Sally Field) publishes a story implicating the son of notorious mobster Michael Colin Gallagher (Paul Newman) in the disappearance of a union boss. Despite the son's innocence, Megan's trial by print leads to a disastrous chain of events. Paul Newman was nominated for an Oscar for his performance, as was supporting actress Melinda Dillon and screenwriter Kurt Luedtke.