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An Affirmative Act

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A slice of life of a young, professional married couple with their darling baby turns a sharp, dark corner when the pair are arrested and charged with several counts of fraud. The reason: Terry and Samantha Succi aren't the man and woman that they purported to be... Terry and Samantha married under false pretenses, ignoring state law that discriminates against homosexual partners and prohibits them from receiving the same rights and benefits as their straight counterparts. Now the Governor, in an effort to protect his politically necessary anti-gay marriage bill, arranges for a quick slap-on-the wrist plea offer that will ensure both a guilty plea and a fast end to the case. What ensues is a massive media covered courtroom battle and equally plotted acts of legal - and illegal - warfare.


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Publisher: Screen Media Films

Streaming video

  • Release date: November 26, 2012
  • Duration: 01:33:19
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Drama

    Languages

    English

    A slice of life of a young, professional married couple with their darling baby turns a sharp, dark corner when the pair are arrested and charged with several counts of fraud. The reason: Terry and Samantha Succi aren't the man and woman that they purported to be... Terry and Samantha married under false pretenses, ignoring state law that discriminates against homosexual partners and prohibits them from receiving the same rights and benefits as their straight counterparts. Now the Governor, in an effort to protect his politically necessary anti-gay marriage bill, arranges for a quick slap-on-the wrist plea offer that will ensure both a guilty plea and a fast end to the case. What ensues is a massive media covered courtroom battle and equally plotted acts of legal - and illegal - warfare.


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