Double Jeopardy (1992)

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Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa goes on trial for murder with Jack's wife as her lawyer. As the movie progresses Lisa's devious side becomes known and make for an interesting conclusion

"Double Jeopardy" is a 1992 television movie directed by Lawrence Schiller. This American thriller is based upon Carolyn Hamm's novel. The main characters are Jack Hart and his other half, Lisa. Lisa lives a comfortable life, oblivious to her other half's trick, until she is drawn into an intricate web of deceit, dishonesty, and danger.

Jack Hart, played by Rachel Ward, is an effective lawyer at a popular marketing company. He leads a double life, fuelled by a pressing desire for wealth and power. Lisa, his partner, is clueless about his other life. When Lisa finds her hubby's fraudulent activities, she is thrown into a world of intrigue and danger.

Jack's service partner, Eddie, is involved in a scheme of deceitful investments worth countless dollars. When Eddie is discovered dead, the inconclusive evidence indicate Jack as the killer. Jack is charged with Eddie's murder, and Lisa is left to secure her household while her husband fights for his liberty.

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When Lisa is unexpectedly charged with the exact same criminal offense, she plunges into a bitter battle to clear her name. Caught in the middle of this legal headache, Lisa should unravel the secret, show her innocence, and protect her flexibility. In the process, she finds the ugly fact about her partner, his illicit affairs, and the depths of his deceptiveness.

In a thrilling climax, Lisa manages to discover the reality about Eddie's murder. With the assistance of devoted investigator John Dubroski, played by Bruce Greenwood, she discovers Jack's illicit way of life and his involvement in a complex plan of deceptive financial investments. In spite of the odds stacked against her, Lisa battles relentlessly for justice.

Her shocking discovery results in a risky trial. With her life on the line, Lisa presents the evidence to the court, which prosecutes Jack and his accomplices, setting her free.

"Double Jeopardy" immerses audiences with its unexpected weaves, and its analysis of the law that states a person can not be attempted two times for the very same criminal offense. As Lisa fights for justice, audiences get a glance of the complexities and corruption that often live within the legal and monetary markets.

Through Lisa's journey, the movie explores themes of betrayal, corruption, fraud, and ultimately, justice. The thrilling plot, driven by enchanting performances and a tight script, makes "Double Jeopardy" an interesting TV thriller.

"Double Jeopardy" is a story of durability, perseverance, and a battle versus corruption. While browsing herself and her family through the complex legal system, Lisa becomes our unsung hero, battling to promote justice and morality. The movie concludes on a satisfying note, leaving audiences with an insightful representation of the American judicial system and the power of truth.

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