Inspired by true events, "Dead Man Walking" is the story of a spiritual woman who embarks on a dangerous journey with a convicted killer and the profound changes it makes in her life. Confronted with the anger of the community and the private pain of his victims' parents, Sister Helen Prejean overcomes her own fears to fight for the life and soul of Matthew Poncelet. Directed by Tim Robbins; stars Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, R. Ermey, Celia Weston, et al.
Celia Weston,R. Lee Ermey,Raymond J. Barry,Robert Prosky,Sean Penn,Susan Sarandon
Assigned to spiritually counsel a condemned murderer, a nun tries to give the angry young man a sense of responsibility for his actions. Best Actress Oscar for Sarandon.