Based on E.L. Doctorow's best-selling novel, The Book of Daniel, Daniel depicts the famous trial and story of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson. Timothy Hutton, as their son Daniel, can't escape his past, a past that torments him and his sister (Amanda Plummer) with shattering memories of their parents' execution for espionage. Daniel embarks on a painful journey through three historical decades of dissidence and demoralizing struggles with the help of his wife (Ellen Barkin), lawyer (Ed Asner) and adoptive parents (John Rubenstein, Maria Tucci).
Starring Timothy Hutton, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse
Director Sidney Lumet