Cry Rape

Cry Rape

Director: Corey Allen Cast: Peter Coffield, Andrea Marcovicci, James Luisi

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

Two TV films were shown during the 1973-1974 season dealing with the emotional and legal ramifications of rape. While the Elizabeth Montgomery vehicle A Case of Rape was closer to Real Life, Cry Rape! also had a lot going for it. Andrea Marcovicci stars as Betty Jenner, whose world is rent asunder when she falls victim to a rapist. Equally as humiliating as the violation itself is the aftermath; Betty must withstand the adversarial questions of the police on the case, and then must relive her nightmare in court. Filmed in a semidocumentary fashion, Cry Rape! veers dangerously close to discouraging any woman from reporting sexual assault, inasmuch as it demonstrates the step-by-step process by which the accuser often ends up the accused. Only its contrived melodramatic conclusion robs the film of its verisimilitude.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/18/2010
UPC: 0883316247839
Original Release: 1973
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:13:00
Sales rank: 50,081

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Coffield Actor
Andrea Marcovicci Actor
James Luisi Actor
Greg Mullavey Liam Price
Joseph Sirola Detective Sloane
Lesley Woods Mrs. Coleman
Patricia Mattick Jenny Coleman
Robert Hogan Jim Bryan
Jana Bellan Janie Warren
Howard Platt Ben Warren
Paul Comi DA Frank Ritchie
Richard Evans Dr. Lang
George Murdock John Curzon
Lawrence Bame Officer Hill
Lew Horn Sam Lesinki
Whit Bissell Judge Newcomb
Frank Maxwell Thomas Kirby
Hazel Medina Louise Jennings
Anne Anderson Hilda Brownlee
Joby Baker Jerry Cohen
Paul Mantee Jim Hadley
Carol Lawson Susan Hadley
Kenneth Washington Marshall
Barbara George Mrs. Keeler
Paul Lichtman Newsman
Richard Gittings Solitary Man
Willard Sage Judge Howell
Sandy Balson Mrs. Lewis
Don Eitner Officer Malko
Tony DiMilo Officer Durham
Anthony Costello Officer Riley
Phillip Pine Bail Bondsman
Caryl Jonathan Charge Nurse

Technical Credits
Corey Allen Director
Al Adamson Associate Producer
Leonard Freeman Executive Producer,Original Story
Jack Gleason Editor
Albert Heschong Art Director
Will Lorin Producer,Screenwriter
Jack Woolf Cinematographer

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