R | | Crime, Drama
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
The real Sister Helen appears outside the prison during a candlelight vigil scene.
A mother's arms are strong when her child is in danger.
The chemicals used in lethal injections in Louisiana are administered manually, not by a machine as in the movie.
In the heart-shaped symbol at the end of the credits, the initials EMLA, JHR, MGR, and SS stand for Tim Robbins' family with Susan Sarandon (SS) -- Jack Henry Robbins and Miles Guthrie Robbins (their two sons together) and Eva Maria Livia Amurri (Sarandon's daughter with Franco Amurri).
$3,571,599 (USA) (2 February 1996)
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