On the Fourth of July, twelve-year-old Bethie Maguire (Talitha Bateman) flags down Niagara Falls Police Detective John Dromoor (Nicolas Cage) after her mother Teena, (Anna Hutchison) was brutally raped by fourth meth heads and left for dead. Teena’s mother Agnes (Deborah Kara Unger), a strong, fierce advocate for her daughter and granddaughter takes on the responsibility of caring for them at great risk, as the meth heads are let out of jail on bail.
As the investigation proceeds, Bethie’s testimony along with the evidence collected should be enough to put the rapists in jail for life. However, the rapists’ parents hire the nationally renowned criminal defense attorney, Jay Kirkpatrick (Don Johnson), who shifts the focus of evidence away from the defendants and puts the spotlight on the attractive plaintiff, Teena, challenging her credibility based on her sobriety, shoddy parenting, and sexual promiscuity.
Moving at a relentless, compelling pace, “Vengeance: A Love Story” reveals how an act of unbelievable and raw brutality twists the lives of three generations of women, and sets Detective Dromoor on his own course of police vigilante justice.