The Woodsman

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  87 min.
Release Date: January 21, 2005
DVD: April 12, 2005

Current rating: Rating: 4.30
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Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Benjamin Bratt, Mos Def, Eve , David Alan Grier, Gina Philips

Synopsis

After twelve years in prison, Walter (Kevin Bacon) moves into a small apartment across the street from an elementary school, gets a job at a lumberyard, and mostly keeps to himself. He finds unexpected solace from Vicki (Kyra Sedgwick), a tough-talking woman who promises not to judge him for his history.

But Walter cannot escape his past. A convicted sex offender, Walter is shunned by his sister, lives in fear of being discovered at work, and is hounded by a suspicious police detective (Mos Def). After befriending a young girl in a neighborhood park, Walter must also grapple with the terrible prospect of his own reawakened demons.

Director: Nicole Kassell
Studio: Odeon Films
Producer(s): Lee Daniels
Screenplay: Nicole Kassell, Steven Fechter
Official Site: www.thewoodsmanfilm.com

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