Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon and Gary Oldman star in this compelling, fact-based story of the trial that shut down the dungeons of Alcatraz. In a haunting performance, Bacon plays convict Henri Young. His crime: heisting $5 for his starving sister. His fate: worse than death. He\'s confined to the dungeons after a failed escape - an isolation lasting three mind-shattering years. When Henri at last emerges, he\'s confused, savage, barely human...and he quickly slays the stoolie who ratted on his escape. It\'s an open-and-shut case of Murder One. But a resolute attorney has another option. He and Henri will put Alcatraz and its sadistic associate warden on trial.