About

A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.

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Directed by

Clint Eastwood

Written by

Brian Helgeland (Author)
Dennis Lehane (Author)

Runtime

138 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

We bury our sins, we wash them clean.

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one based on novel or book secret sexual abuse boston suppressed past loyalty massachusetts guilt repayment childhood sexual abuse child abuse vengeance arbitrary law workers' quarter

Photos

Lists

#81 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role Sean Penn

Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Tim Robbins

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Clint Eastwood Robert Lorenz

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Marcia Gay Harden