Five Desperate Hours


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set in the South, Joseph Grange, an unstable black fugitive from the law, bursts into the home of white suburban housewife Claire Ballard, and an intense hostage drama begins. Desperate to save her life, Claire initiates a dialogue with Grange as a trigger-happy SWAT team waits outside poised to sto

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Production Company
Clairmont Camera, Inc.; Encore Hollywood; NBC Entertainment; Thomas Carter Company
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Set in the South, Joseph Grange, an unstable black fugitive from the law, bursts into the home of white suburban housewife Claire Ballard, and an intense hostage drama begins. Desperate to save her life, Claire initiates a dialogue with Grange as a trigger-happy SWAT team waits outside poised to storm the house. Claire, herself the product of a troubled past, begins to identify with the tormented Grange and, over five tension-filled hours, victim and captor forge an unlikely bond.

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Production Company
Clairmont Camera, Inc.; Encore Hollywood; NBC Entertainment; Thomas Carter Company
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 5, 1997