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Blind Faith (1998)

R | | Drama | 20 January 1998 (USA)
In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn't believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses,... See full summary »

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In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn't believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses, John wants to find out the real truth. Written by Anonymous

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5 July 2006 | by (Manassas, VA) – See all my reviews

Well, I don't get why some would thing that the reason why this movie did not make it to the big screen is because of "bad actors." The MAIN CHARACTERS were also WELL KNOWN black actors who have been in SEVERAL movies which were on the big screen. Now why would someone continue to work with so called bad actors? Hmmm, I get it.....it must have been those "extras" in the movie that no one had ever heard of. Such as the welfare-ish white woman who shunned Courtney Vance's characters while on her porch. I admit....she was NOT a believable racist. Or, maybe it was the white guys with the lame and heavy New York accent who were on the witness stand? Maybe??? Or it could have been the prison guards who made death by electric chair seem like a joyous event?


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