R | | Crime, Drama
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
When Writer and Director Tim Robbins needed songs written for the film, he simply sent a cut of the film to several noted composers, among them Bruce Springsteen and Steve Earle and asked for a song.
My wife filed for divorce this afternoon. We just have different ways to deal with our son's death. Until death do us part.
In some scenes where Helen is talking to Matthew through the grate, her face is pressed up against the wires but in reverse angle shots it is not.
This Film Was Edited On Old Fashioned Machines. This credit was inspired by John Ottman, editor of 'The Usual Suspects'. Ottman had wanted to put "edited on a piece of s*** Steenbeck" at the end of his movie, but settled for the more subtle "Edited on film". Tim Robbins heard about this, and decided to put his own variation of the line on the credits of 'Dead Man Walking.'
$3,571,599 (USA) (2 February 1996)