New York Times - 12/06/1991
"...Duvall is terrific....Watching [CONVICTS] is like being gifted with eerie foresight..."
Los Angeles Times - 12/20/1991
"...It is of sufficient scope to afford Robert Duvall one of his juiciest roles....CONVICTS boasts wonderful ensemble performances..."
Horton Foote's story of a teenaged boy in the Depression who finds work on an eccentric's sugar plantation and learns life's surprising lessons from the team of convicts who also work there.
Written by Academy-Award winning writer, Horton Foote, "Convicts" tells the story of young orphan, Horace Robedaux, who ends up working as a laborer on a sugar plantation and befriends the prisoners who work the fields.