Minds Behind 'Mystic River' Novelist Dennis Lehane and screenwriter Brian Helgeland describe making a best seller into a feature film. Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, is a mystery hinging on two tragic crimes in a rundown Boston neighborhood. The film opens Wednesday in major cities. NPR's Michele Norris talks with the writers.
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Minds Behind 'Mystic River'

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Minds Behind 'Mystic River'

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Novelist Dennis Lehane and screenwriter Brian Helgeland describe making a best seller into a feature film. Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, is a mystery hinging on two tragic crimes in a rundown Boston neighborhood. The film opens Wednesday in major cities. NPR's Michele Norris talks with the writers.

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