When a family tragedy strikes one of them, three childhood friends who have drifted apart over the years are reunited, haunted by a past trauma. An elaborate neo-noir mystery, dealing with themes of coincidence, revenge, retribution, murder and violence. Intricately woven and suspenseful plot from beginning to end.
Excellent cast and brilliant direction from Clint Eastwood . Superb performances throughout .
Beautiful cinematography from DP Tom Stern, filmed on location in Boston, USA.
Well adapted from Dennis Lehane’s novel of the same name.
Won two Oscars, for best leading and supporting roles (Sean Penn and Tim Robbins, respectively) and the Golden Coach award at Cannes, along with a nomination for the Palme D’Or.
Considered by many as one of Eastwood’s best films.
Mystic River Cast: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne