Who's the guy lying next to her? How did they meet? All Alex knows is that he's as dead as a toe-tagged John Doe. He had a heart attack? Alexs ex asks over the phone. From a knife in the chest, she retorts. Two-time Academy Award -winner* Jane Fonda earned her seventh Oscar nomination as Alex, an alcoholic has-been actress cast in the real-life role of Suspect #1. Panicked at facing the police, Alex runs for it right into the battered convertible of a washed-up former cop (Jeff Bridges). Their uneasy alliance draws them nearer each other and closer to the startling truth behind the murder. Director Sidney Lumet (TheVerdict) draws strong performances from his leads and an ensemble that includes Raul Julia and Kathy Bates. The murder happened the night before. But the real mystery begins The Morning After.