"We bury our sins here, Dave. We wash them clean."
A 2001 novel by Dennis Lehane
, Mystic River
was brought to the screen in 2003 by director Clint Eastwood
. The film version starred Sean Penn
and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and Kevin Bacon
and Laurence Fishburne
Years ago, Dave Boyle escaped with his life from mysterious men
in Boston. In present day Boston, he is reunited with his childhood friends, Jimmy Markum and Sean Devine when the former's eldest daughter is found dead in a ditch. Sean, now a detective, and Jimmy, an ex-convict, both vow to find the killer themselves. Unfortunately, Dave, who came home to his wife all bloody the night of the murder, is their prime suspect...
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