The story of the trial that shut down the dungeons of Alcatraz. Based on a true story that occurred in the 1930s. A young, inexperienced public defender is assigned to defend an inmate accused of committing murder while behind bars.
Christian Slater,Embeth Davidtz,Gary Oldman,Kevin Bacon,William H. Macy,Brad Dourif
When a young public defender represents an inmate accused of murdering a fellow inmate in Alcatraz, he learns of the physical and mental torture meted out by the warden. True story that led to the closing of the infamous prison.