Based on 26 Critics
  • Sarandon delivers one of her very best performances; her shock at encountering the wrath of the victim's family is registered beautifully. And Sean Penn, who for too long has suffered with the label of being a "bad boy," gives an Oscar-caliber performance.[12 January 1996, Friday, p.B]

  • It's ironic that a film with this title should be among the most vital, alive, and challenging cinema experiences of the year. show more

  • This film ennobles filmmaking. show more

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