Synopsis by Hal Erickson
In 1991, police sketch artist Sarah (Shannen Doherty) was savagely attacked by a smirking sadist named Gray (Peter Outerbridge). Ten years later, Gray is released from prison, with but one thought on his mind: revenge. Exploiting Sarah's gift for sketching "perfect" portraits of perpetrators, Gray intends to frame the woman's husband for murder -- and then exact a particularly vicious form of "payback" on Sarah herself. Originally released on the Canadian direct-to-video market as The Rendering on January 15, 2002, the Montréal-filmed Portrait of Murder made its American TV premiere over the WB Network on July 31 of that same year.
artist, ex-convict, frame-up, prison, sadist, sketch