15 certificateBeyond the Call is a Film programme that first aired in 1996 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Beyond the Call is a 3 star programme

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Beyond the Call (1996)

Directed by
Tony Bill

Moving drama starring Sissy Spacek as Pam O'Brien, a woman who risks her marriage to help fight for clemency for Russell, her high school sweetheart, convicted of killing a policeman. Russell's sister explains to Pam that Russell committed the crime in the midst of a post-traumatic flash-back to Vietnam - a line of defence rejected by the courts. Convinced that Russell does not deserve to be electrocuted, Pam continues to fight on his behalf and in the process rekindles old feelings for him that threatens to destroy her marriage.

Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1996

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

Made for TV


Image for Sissy SpacekSissy Spacek...Pam O'Brien
Image for David StrathairnDavid Strathairn...Russell Cates
Arliss Howard...Keith O'Brien
Janet Wright...Fran
Lindsay Murrell...Rebecca
Leslie Carlson...Dan
Ken James...Mel
Christina Collins...Ruth
Andrew Sardella...Mark
Wayne Downer...Policeman
Diane D'Aquila...Angela
Christine Reeves...Cop's Wife
Rufus Crawford...Thibodeaux
Desmond Campbell...Guard
John Pearson...Guard
Jefferson Mappin...Guard
Kevin Rushton...Guard
Dov Tiefenbach...Mark's Friend
Craig Eldridge...Policeman
Emily Andrews...Teen Pam