Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Sleepers (film)

-When Michael Sullivan, John Reilly, Lorenzo Carcaterra and Thomas Marcano pulls what they think is a harmless prank, it goes wrong, injuring a man. They are then sent to the Wilkinson Home for Boys, where, on a daily basis, they are raped, beaten and abused by the guards.

-Kevin Bacon: Sean Nokes
-Billy Crudup: Tommy Marcano
-Robert De Niro: Father Bobby Carillo
-Ron Eldard: John Reilly
-Minnie Driver: Carol Martinez
-Vittorio Gassman: King Benny
-Dustin Hoffman: Danny Snyder
-Terry Kinney: Ralph Ferguson
-Bruno Kirby: 'Shakes' Father
-Frank Medrano: Fat Mancho
-Jason Patric: Lorenzo 'Shakes' Carcaterra
-Joseph Perrino: Young Lorenzo
-Brad Pitt: Michael Sullivan
-Brad Renfro: Young Michael Sullivan
-Jonathan Tucker: Young Tommy Marcano
-Geoffrey Wigdor: Young John Reilly
-Jeffrey Donovan: Henry Addison
-George Georgiadis: Hot Dog Vendor
-Don Hewitt: James Caldwell
-Lennie Loftin: Adam Styler

Did You Know?
-Lorenzo Carcaterra, who wrote the book in which the film is based, says that the book is a true story of his childhood
-Billy Crudup's film debut
-The codename "Edmund" that Michael used to contact Shakes is the name of the main character, Edmund Dantes, from The Count of Monte Cristo, which the main character seems to love reading
-During filming, Brad Renfro and Joseph Perrino had to wear contact lenses with the same color irises as Brad Pitt and Jason Patric so they could have the same colored eyes as adults

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