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Mississippi Burning

The civil rights struggle, as interpreted by Alan Parker, received seven Oscar nominations and one award (Best Cinematography). Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe head an FBI investigative team looking to uncover the circumstances surrounding three missing civil rights workers. A powerfully acted and superbly photographed film that blurs historic fact for dramatic effect. With Frances McDormand and Brad Dourif. Crosses and churches light up the night in the state that has four 'eyes' and cannot see.

Year: 1988
Genre: Thrillers & Suspense, Nick's Favourites, Black Civil Rights, Racial Intolerance
Country: USA
Director: Alan Parker
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brad Dourif, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand, R Lee Ermey, Gailard Sartain, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Rooker, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Duration: 127 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
7.8/10
Location in store: Thriller

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