In rural Mississippi, Lazarus finds a girl, Rae, nearly beaten to death near his home. She's lived a life of sexual abuse from her father, and verbal abuse from her mother. Lazarus, finds nursing Rae back to health provides him relief from thinking about the recent failure of his marriage. Rae's boyfriend, Ronnie is encouraged to misunderstand the attention Lazarus gives Rae by the man who nearly beat Rae to death. Lazarus, who is no fool and has an understanding of violence, calls Ronnie's bluff, because he senses that he is as troubled as Rae.
Cast : Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, Justin Timberlake, S. Epatha Merkerson
Writer : Craig Brewer
Language : English