Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he has to deal with his personal feelings as well as the case.
- William Friedkin.....Director
- David Caruso.....David Corelli
- Linda Fiorentino.....Trina Gavin
- Chazz Palminteri.....Matt Gavin
- Richard Crenna.....Gov. Lew Edwards
- Michael Biehn.....Bob Hargrove
- Donna Murphy.....Karen Heller