An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room.
- Year: 1996
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
- Studio: Paramount, Rysher Entertainment
- Keyword: chicago, illinois, child abuse, corruption, based on novel or book, court case, court, psychopath, bishop, manipulation, pornographic video, lawyer, whodunit, psychiatrist, mental illness, murder trial, altar boy, legal drama, legal thriller
- Director: Gregory Hoblit
- Cast: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand