Above Suspicion is a 2019 thriller film directed by Phillip Noyce and starring Emilia Clarke and Jack Huston. It is based on Joe Sharkey’s nonfiction book about the murder of Susan Smith. The chilling true story of a newly married F.B.I. poster boy assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky. There he is drawn into an illicit affair with an impoverished local woman who becomes his star informant. She sees in him her means of escape; instead, it’s a ticket to disaster for both of them. This scandal shook the foundations of the nation’s top law enforcement agency, ending in the first ever conviction of an F.B.I. Agent for murder.