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This odd comedy-drama opens in the mid 1990s with the funeral of two elderly black men who died in the prison where they had spent 65 years together for a crime of which both were innocent. Their intertwined stories are then told in flashback, and the story moves, sometimes awkwardly, between comedy and very serious moments. This doesn't have the depth of that great prison movie The Shawshank Redemption, but it is a funny, sometimes poignant film nevertheless.
In the US south in the 60s, just after the passing of the Civil Rights Act, a black police officer is arrested for a prominent white citizen's murder.
11+ years 102 mins
This powerful documentary, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, questions the case of America's longest-held solitary confinement prisoners.
14+ years 84 mins
Harper Lee adaptation about an idealistic white lawyer in 1930s Alabama who takes on the case of a black man accused of an awful crime.
11+ years 124 mins
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