Murder in the First (1995)

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.

Directing:
  • Marc Rocco

Writing:
  • Dan Gordon

Stars:
Release Date: 1995-01-20
themoviedb icon 7.0/10
  • Country: FR, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 122
  • Revenue: $17,381,942
Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick
Blanche
Embeth Davidtz
Embeth Davidt...
Mary McCasslin
Mia Kirshner
Mia Kirshner
Rosetta Young
Christian Slater
Christian Sla...
James Stamphill
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon
Henri Young
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
Glenn
William H. Macy
William H. Ma...
Bill McNeill
Stephen Tobolowsky
Stephen Tobol...
Mr. Henkin
Brad Dourif
Brad Dourif
Byron Stamphill
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