Murder in the First1995

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Murder in the First
Directed by:
Marc Rocco

Starring Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz, William H. Macy and Stephen Tobolowsky, "Murder in the First" (also known as "Meurtre à Alcatraz", "Lebenslang in Alcatraz", "Isola dell'ingiustizia - Alcatraz, L'") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Marc Rocco, released in the USA on January 20 of 1995.

They locked him up. They crushed his spirit. But they couldn't hide the truth.

Who directed "Murder in the First":

Murder in the First was directed by Marc Rocco, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.

Before directing Murder in the First, Marc Rocco had directed Where the Day Takes You, released in 1992, Dream a Little Dream (1989). Since, he directed .

What was the release date of "Murder in the First":

Murder in the First was initally released in the United States on Friday, January 20, 1995. Also released on this day were Allemagne 90 neuf zro (dir. Jean-Luc Godard), Bad Company (dir. Damian Harris), Heavy (dir. James Mangold), and Living in Oblivion (dir. Tom DiCillo). This was twenty-four (24) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, December 01, 1995 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 13, 1995 in France; Thursday, May 09, 1996 in Germany; Thursday, October 26, 1995 in Spain and on Thursday, February 01, 1996 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Murder in the First":

At the casting of Murder in the First we find Christian Slater, previously seen in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) and Jimmy Hollywood (1994); Kevin Bacon (The River Wild (1994), The Air Up There (1994)); Gary Oldman (Immortal Beloved (1994), The Professional (1994)) [ more... ]

  • R. Lee Ermey and Stephen Tobolowsky, Brad Dourif also appeared together in Mississippi Burning, released in 1988.
  • William H. Macy and Christian Slater can both be seen in He Was a Quiet Man, released in 2007.
  • Christian Slater and William H. Macy also appeared in Bobby, released in 2006.

What is the Storyline of "Murder in the First":

As a 17-year-old orphan, Henri Young steals $5.00 from a grocery store to feed himself and his little sister, both of whom are destitute. He is apprehended by the store clerk, and his sister is sent to an orphanage. Because that grocery store also housed a U.S. Post Office his crime becomes a federal offense. Young never sees his sister again and is sentenced to Leavenworth Penitentiary, Kansas. After later being transferred to Alcatraz, he participates in an escape attempt with two other [...]

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