Release Date: May 1st, 1998
DVD Release Date: November 10th, 1998
R |2 hr 14 minPlot Summary
Jake Shuttleworth (Denzel Washington) has spent the last six years in prison after accidentally killing his wife during a violent domestic dispute, leaving his son, star basketball prospect Jesus Shuttleworth (Ray Allen), to fend for himself. One day, the prison warden (Ned Beatty) approaches Jake with an unusual offer: He'll be given a week of parole to convince Jesus to attend the governor's alma mater, with the promise of a shortened sentence if he succeeds.
Director: Spike Lee
Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks