Release Date: October 11, 1996
Running Time: 110 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Box Office: $14,402,821.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 28 days, convicted killer and white supremacist Sam Cayhall will die in the Mississippi gas chamber for the 1967 bombing murders of two small children. While counting down his final days, Sam is visited by a stranger: young, inexperienced law associate Adam Hall, who comes to Parchman Prison to try to save this unrepentant racist and find meaning in his own life. Although his late father changed his family name, Adam is Sam's grandson. As the days and minutes swiftly tick away, Adam uses every legal strategy he knows to win clemency for his grandfather, losing each of these desperate battles in the higher courts. Vehemently opposed to capital punishment, Adam also strongly believes that S...