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The Right to Remain Silent is a play by Mark Fauser and Brent Briscoe that was adapted for a television film in 1996 starring Robert Loggia and Lea Thompson.

The Right to Remain Silent
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Directed byHubert C. de la Bouillerie
Written byMark Fauser
Brent Briscoe
StarringRobert Loggia
Lea Thompson
Distributed byShowtime
Release date
  • 1996 (1996)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited States



It was supposed to be just a normal night at the police station for rookie cop Christine Paley (Thompson). This is a report of about eight different types of arrests which can happen in a normal month. Lt. Mike Brosloe (Loggia) leads her through one of the most unusual first shifts.

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Nominated for two Cable Ace Awards, the film won one.

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