SYNOPSIS: Pay the man, get out of prison. It’s a sweet deal for the Tennessee officials who let killers and rapists go free for a price. And who would have the guts to defy the state’s power elite? No one, except a courageous single mom named Marie Ragghianti. This gripping film tells the true story of a woman who became head of the Tennessee parole board, then stood up to lies, threats and murder to blow the whistle on her bosses.
Directed by Delbert Mann
Distributed by Disney Channel
Role: Bus Driver
SYNOPSIS: When an insurance salesman is blinded in a boxing accident, his world is turned upside down as he has trouble functioning in his sightless world. All seem hopeless until he learns of an innovative European project that trains dogs as guides for the blind. He gets a guide dog, but soon learns that he is barred from taking his needed companion into transit vehicles and public buildings and businesses. With a newfound friend, he must fight to make the country recognize that those rules are unfair to him and his guide.
Directed by Daryl Duke
Distributed by Saul Zaentz
SYNOPSIS: A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann – played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him to suit his selfish needs…he even gets his limo driver to take the blame for the death of a fan which he stabbed.