Writer/director Barry Levinson's adaptation of the best-selling book follows four young boys from New York's Hell's Kitchen in the '60s who are sent to reform school and assaulted by a sadistic guard. Two decades later, two of the now-grown men─an assistant D.A. and a journalist─launch an elaborate plan to help the other two when they're charged with murder. Powerful drama stars Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Ron Eldard, Vittorio Gassman, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, and Brad Pitt. 148 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; filmographies; production notes; theatrical trailer.