Without Evidence

Character: Jodie Swearingen
Original Release: 1995 (Bulgaria) and September 12, 2000 (US)
Directed by: Gill Dennis
Written by: Phil Stanford, Gill Dennis
Produced by: Eric R. Epperson
Running Time: 99 minutes

Without Evidence is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When Michael is killed, his brother begins his own investigation into the murder, leading him to more lies and deceit.

Cast & Characters

Scott Plank (Kevin Francke, Anna Gunn (Liz Godlove, Andrew Prine (John Nelson, Paul Perri (Sgt. Unsoeld, Kristen Peckinpah (Katie Francke), Allen Nause (Dale Penn), Chris Mastrandrea (Anthony, Danny Bruno (Field Sergeant)

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Filming Dates: May 1994 - June 1994
Filming Locations:
  • Florida, USA
  • Salem, Oregon, USA
  • In conjunction with the home video release in the U.S., a $1 million reward was offered for information leading to the conviction and sentencing of the murderer(s) of Michael Francke, the crime on which the movie is based.