Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Jeremy Irons won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of the icy aristocrat Claus von Bulow in this stunning true story about two men of vastly different backgrounds who form an uneasy alliance. Emmy-nominee Ron Silver is Alan Dershowitz (whose book the film is based on), the combative lawyer with working class New York roots and a passion for clear-minded justice who decides to defend von Bulow in the attempted murder of his heiress wife, Sunny (Academy Award-nominee, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Glenn Close) even though he's not sure of von Bulow's innocence. From Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated director Barbet Schroeder and produced by Edward R. Pressman and Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Oliver Stone and co-starring Annabella Sciorra and Emmy-winner and Golden Globe-nominee Christine Baranski. MPAA Rating: R Copyright 1990 Warner Brothers. All rights reserved.