Dead Man Walking Bob Mondello reviews the new film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, which he says is one of the best, though not one of the most pleasant, films of last year. Sarandon plays a nun who serves a spiritual adviser to a man who faces execution for murder.
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Bob Mondello reviews the new film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, which he says is one of the best, though not one of the most pleasant, films of last year. Sarandon plays a nun who serves a spiritual adviser to a man who faces execution for murder.