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The Murder of Stephen Lawrence (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  21 January 2002 (USA)
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Doreen Lawrence
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Neville Lawrence
Leon Black ...
Stephen Lawrence
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Stuart Lawrence
Millicent Gezi ...
Georgina Lawrence
Joseph Kpobie ...
Duwayne Brooks
Brian Bovell ...
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Jo Martin ...
Cheryl Stoley
Shaun Chawdhary ...
Imran Khan
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Stafford Gordon ...
DAC Ian Johnston
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DCS Ilsley
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DS Bevan
Jenny Tarren ...
WDC Holden
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Stephen Lawrence was a black London teenager attacked by white racists. His mother Doreen and father Neville fought to have the events properly investigated, culminating in a judicial enquiry into the events, and the inadequate investigation into the events by the Metropolitan Police, London's police force.

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Riveting and docudrama
22 January 2002 | by (Columbia, South Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this on PBS Masterpiece Theater last night, and it is riveting. Although it is performed by professional actors, it has the look and feel of a documentary. This is largely due to the use of a hand held camera. It tells the story of a young black man in England who was murdered by a group of white hooligans. This was followed by a bungles police investigation, which led to the obviously guilty suspects going free. To this day, no one has been convicted in the crime. This docudrama shows that the USA does not have a monopoly on racism or on police incompetence.


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