City by the Sea
2002 1h 49m
Robert De Niro gives a solid performance in this heart-wrenching crime drama, which is based on a 1997 nonfiction Esquire article by Mike McAlary. De Niro plays a respected detective whose estranged son (James Franco) is a suspect in a murder that took place in a crumbling resort town near Manhattan. Frances McDormand, George Dzundza, Eliza Dushku, William Forsythe, Patti LuPone, John Doman.