Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Sometimes a hero comes from the most unlikely place.
Billy Bob Thornton Dwight Yoakam J.T. Walsh John Ritter Lucas Black Natalie Canerday James Hampton Robert Duvall Rick Dial Brent Briscoe Christine Renee Ward Sarah Boss Kathy Sue Brown Wendell Rafferty Bruce Hampton Vic Chesnutt Mickey Jones Ian Moore Judy Pryor Trice Scott Stewart Betty Lynn Hall Jim Jarmusch Gary Don Fletcher Tim Holder Tom Kagy Stacy Barrow Jackie Stewart Jamie Stewart D.J. Royston Lacy Bailey