A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution. Susan Sarandon won an Oscar for best female actress for her convincing partial of Sister Helen Prejean.
|Susan Sarandon||Sean Penn|
|Robert Prosky||Raymond J. Barry|
|R. Lee Ermey||Celia Weston|
|Lois Smith||Scott Wilson|
|Roberta Maxwell||Margo Martindale|
|Jack Black||Ray Aranha|