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Family upset by Hilary Swank's 'Conviction'

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The family of the woman whose 1980 murder is the basis for the new Hilary Swank film, Conviction, publicly criticized the Oscar winner and the film’s other producers for not consulting with them prior to making the movie, according to Reuters. Melrose and Charlie Brow, children of the late Katharina Brow, told reporters gathered in attorney Gloria Allred’s office that their “family is being forced to relive the memory of a heinous crime.” The violent death of their mother is not depicted in the film, which the Brows have yet to see, but the family is concerned about how she will depicted. Representatives for Swank and Fox Searchlight have not yet responded to requests for comment.