Top positive review
Powerful drama needs to be watched
on 26 January 2018
The Accused is a 1988 American drama film written by Tom Topor and directed by Jonathan Kaplan. It stars Jodie Foster and Kelly McGillis. The film is set in Washington state and was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The film was loosely based on the 1983 gang rape of Cheryl Araujo in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and the resulting trial, which received national coverage. This film was one of the first Hollywood films to portray rape graphically
This is a must watch and a very powerful piece of film making even to this day.
Jodie Foster gives one of her best performance from a list of many as do all the cast.
This was a standout film in the 80s and shows that you don't need CGI or over the top action sequences like today to get people involved in character and emotional connection.