Sleepers script
Sleepers (1996)
Synopsis: Sleepers is a 1996 American legal crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name. The film stars Kevin Bacon, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Minnie Driver and Vittorio Gassmann.

I don't know. I guess she had to tell somebody.

Father Robert Carrillo was a longshoreman's son...

...who was as comfortable sitting on a bar stool in a back alley saloon...

...as he was standing at the altar during High Mass.

He had toyed with a life of petty crime before finding his calling.

He was a friend...a friend who just happened to be a priest.

You know what crap like that does to your body?

Come on, Father, it beats smoking. And it's cheaper, too.

Maybe. So, what do you hear, anything?

No, nothing.

I hear you're interested in becoming a priest.

Who says?

Word is you want to get the feel of a confessional booth.

I don't know what you're talking about, Father.

You don't?

Maybe I got the wrong information.

I guess you did.

I'll see you later tonight.

What's tonight?

I gotta drop some books and magazines off...

...for the elderly and disabled around the neighborhood.

Your mother said you'd love to help.

I bet she did.

Shakes...l don't want you getting into any trouble.

Come on, Father, you know I never do.

That's all I wish for you and your friends.

That's it?

That's it. Nothing else, I swear, that's it.

You know, a priest shouldn't swear.

And kids shouldn't be listening to other people's confessions.

I'll see you tonight.

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Barry Levinson

Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. Levinson's best-known works are comedy-drama and drama films such as Diner (1982); The Natural (1984); Good Morning, Vietnam (1987); Bugsy (1991); and Wag the Dog (1997). He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Rain Man (1988) which also won the Academy Award for Best Picture. more…

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