Okay, how’s this for a plot? A woman is wrongly imprisoned for killing her husband. While sitting behind bars, she’s a bit peeved to discover that the two-timer is still alive, playing house with another woman, and raising their son. Once she’s released, she reasons that since you can’t be tried twice for the same crime, she might as well murder the guy.
Directed by the usually mild-mannered Beresford (”Driving Miss Daisy”), the film stars Judd (”Kiss the Girls”) as the wronged woman and Jones as the parole officer trying to keep her from doing something she won’t regret.
While the movie sounds tense, there was also a bit of drama surrounding the casting. Judd stepped in after Jodie Foster, who had originally been set to star, dropped out when she became pregnant.
The role includes ”a tremendous amount of change, from emotional shock to physical stunts,” says Judd, who experienced a little of both during a jump-