Murder In The First

  • 1995
  • 2 HR 02 MIN
  • R
  • Drama

Substantial, well-acted, old-fashioned legal drama based on the true story of Henri Young (Kevin Bacon), a prisoner in Alcatraz who was virtually tortured during the 1930s. Christian Slater is the principled attorney who comes to his rescue; Gary Oldman is a sadistic warden. Nothing new here, but director Marc Rocco (WHERE THE DAY TAKES YOU) deserves more

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