The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
- Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
- Studio: Village Roadshow Pictures, Malpaso Productions, NPV Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures
- Keyword: child abuse, loss of loved one, sexual abuse, based on novel or book, repayment, suppressed past, arbitrary law, boston, massachusetts, workers' quarter, massachusetts, loyalty, whodunit, guilt, childhood sexual abuse, vengeance, poker race, massachusetts, usa, sex abuse
- Cast: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney