Tatum O'Neal (Lawrencia Bembenek)Bruce Greenwood (Fred Schultz)Peggy McCay (Virginia Bembenek)Colin Fox (Joe Bembenek)Kenneth Welsh (Don Eisenberg)Catherine Disher (Judy Zess)Richard Hughes (Russ)Alan Jordan (Prosecuting Attorney)Ron White (Det. Rogers)Saul Rubinek (Bill Bryson)Alex McArthur (Nick Gugliatto)Barbara Eve Harris (Zena Jackson)Ari Magder (Sean Schultz)Graham Losee (Shannon Schultz)Gail Webster (Christine Schultz)David Ferry (Detective Fell)Ted Simonett (Judge Skwieraski)Nancy Anne Sakovich (Kim)
The true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet by divorced Fred Schultz and they decide to marry. The pair face mounting financial problems, but when Fred's ex-wife is killed with a bullet from his off-duty pistol, it is Laurie who is arrested for the brutal crime.