Release Date: April 2nd, 2004
DVD Release Date: September 7th, 2004
R|1 hr 48 min
A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald (Ryan Gosling) is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky (Jena Malone). As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison (Don Cheadle), a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie (Michelle Williams), must contend with their own problems.
Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge
Production Co: MDP Worldwide, Trigger Street Productions, Thousand Words