The Guilty (2000)

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Thriller. Unscrupulous criminal defence lawyer Callum Crane has a lavish lifestyle and a matching capacity for alcohol consumption. Although he is married to an attractive woman, Nathalie, Crane nevertheless makes a play for a pretty young secretary who has just joined the office. When she joins him for drinks, the evening ends with Crane raping her at her own apartment. At the same time, a young ex-convict, Nat, arrives in the area looking for Crane, who is his biological father. Nat saves Crane from a mugging, and Crane, not knowing Nat's identity, offers him money to kill the secretary Crane has raped, to prevent her going to the police and ruining Crane's life and career.

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