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Reversal of Fortune

Reversal of Fortune is a 1990 film which tells the true story of the death of socialite Sunny von Bülow and the murder trial and subsequent vindication of her husband, Claus von Bülow. It stars Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra, Uta Hagen, Fisher Stevens, Jack Gilpin and Christine Baranski.

The movie was adapted by Nicholas Kazan from the book by Alan Dershowitz (played by Ron Silver in the film.) It was directed by Barbet Schroeder. Dershowitz has a cameo role as a judge.

It won the Academy Award for Best Actor (Jeremy Irons), and was nominated for Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.