|aBased on the book of the same title by Sister Helen Prejean.
|aClosed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
|aDirector, Tim Robbins ; producers, Jon Kilik, Tim Robbins, Rudd Simmons ; prooduction design Richard Hoover ; director of photography, Roger A. Deakins ; written by Tim Robbins ; music by David Robbins.
|aSusan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky.
|aBased on the bestselling book, this film tells of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor. "The journey they will undertake in search of the truth, is as powerful and profound as you are ever likely to witness on screen".