A mercenary battles to remove the web of organized crime from politics. One man studio Owensby also produced!
Earl Owensby, the Orson Welles of the South, produced, directed and starred in Manhunter. Playing a soldier of fortune, Owensby vows to squash organized crime in America. Deciding that fish rots from the head, he goes after the "untouchable" political biggies he holds responsible. Calling the directorial shots while Owensby was acting was his loyal assistant, Martin Beck. The cast is the usual mixture of regional professionals and ambitious college drama students.
Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself.
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex.