In this touching story, a frail high school boy (Chris Makepeace) troubled by bullies tries to hire a hulking, withdrawn classmate (Adam Baldwin) with an intimidating reputation and mysterious secrets to protect him. The friendship that develops between these unlikely allies soon reveals that anyone can need protecting sometimes...and anyone can also be brave enough to become a protector. Matt Dillon, Martin Mull, and Ruth Gordon also star. Directed by Tony Bill. 96 min. Standard and Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; TV spots; theatrical trailer.