R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.
To get into character, Al Pacino accompanied Edwin Torres through East Harlem. There he could absorb the sights and atmosphere.
Somebody's pulling me close to the ground... I can sense, but I can't see. I ain't panicked. I've been here before. Same as I got popped on 104th street. Don't take me to no hospital, please. Fuckin' emergency rooms don't save nobody. Sons of ...
Kleinfeld's hand when attempting to vomit outside the prison.
$9,116,675 (USA) (14 November 1993)