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This courtroom drama is a fictionalised account of the notorious "monkey trial" that took place in the American South in the 1920s - where a teacher was jailed for the offence of teaching Darwin's theory of evolution when the state law prohibited the teaching of anything other than "creationism" (the idea that God alone created the world exactly as it is today). When it comes to the courtroom, the case becomes both a tense debate about education and a more deep-seated struggle between two fiercely opposed lawyers - agnostic Henry Drummond for the defence and the highly religious Matthew Harrison Brady for the prosecution.
Thought-provoking film about an idealistic scout leader made a US senator and faced with the reality of widespread political corruption and cynicism.
11+ years 124 mins
Gritty, tense courtroom drama about a father who murdered in plain view the two racist thugs who brutally raped his young black daughter.
14+ years 143 mins
Thought-provoking, irreverent documentary posing the controversial question: 'are people who believe in God technically out of their mind?'
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