• R
  • 1996
  • 147 min
  • USA
  • crime, drama, thriller

Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.

Director: Barry Levinson

Screenwriter: Barry Levinson

Stars: Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt, Kevin Bacon

Powerful story of child abuse. Not for kids.


  • Barry Levinson
    Barry Levinson

    Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American screenwriter, film director, actor, and producer of film and television. His films include Bugsy, The Natural and Rain Man.

Main Cast


Producer: Steve Golin, Barry Levinson, Gerrit van der Meer, Lorenzo Carcaterra

Editor: Stu Linder

Casting: Louis DiGiaimo

Director Of Photography: Michael Ballhaus

Original Music Composer: John Williams

Costume Design: Gloria Gresham

Executive Producer: Peter Giuliano

Production Design: Kristi Zea


Source: based on the book by Lorenzo Carcaterra

Tagline: When friendship runs deeper than blood

Genres: crime, drama, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: child abuse, sadistic, sexual abuse, pastor, repayment, juvenile prison, court case, juvenile delinquent


Year: 1996

Runtime: 147 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Black and White, Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital