Gripping adaptation of Robert Penn Warren's novel stars Sean Penn as Willie Stark, a small-time Louisiana politico tapped to run for governor as part of a plot to keep the big-money incumbent in office. Realizing he's being used as a pawn, the once idealistic Stark becomes a ruthless, power-hungry political operator obsessed with winning the gubernatorial race. Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Patricia Clarkson, James Gandolfini, and Anthony Hopkins co-star. 128 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.