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Release Date: January 20, 1995Running Time: 123 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $16,097,256.00
Genre: Drama, Thriller


Christian Slater

Kevin Bacon

Gary Oldman

Embeth Davidtz

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Based on the true story of Henri Young, a petty criminal who, within hours of his release from a three-year stint in solitary confinement, murders the man he believes responsible for his horrifying ordeal. Transferred from Alcatraz to the San Francisco city jail, Young's defense is undertaken by James Stamphill, an idealistic and privileged young lawyer who is determined to reveal the brutality of his client's imprisonment.