On the mean streets of Chicago, Mick O'Brien (Sean Penn) plays by the rules -- the wrong rules. The only saving grace in his life of crime is his relationship with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy). But when a heist ends in tragedy, O'Brien lands in jail with his worst enemy (Esai Morales). Both are bent on vengeance ... and the score must be settled in blood. Rick Rosenthal directs this thrilling crime drama depicting violence in juvenile prison.