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Sins of the Father (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Crime  -  6 January 2002 (USA)
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Thirty years after the event, Tom Cherry finally breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night a bomb was planted in a Baptist Church in Alabama in 1965, killing four ...

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Tom Cherry
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Bobby Frank Cherry
Brenda Bazinet ...
Virginia Cherry
Lachlan Murdoch ...
Young Tom
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Dalton Strong
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Garrick Jones
Jessica Gray Charles ...
Denise McNair
Funmiola Lawson ...
Cynthia Wesley
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Carole Robertson
Isys McKoy ...
Mae Collins
Mica Le John ...
Sarah Collins
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Mrs. Wesley
Delores Etienne ...
Older Woman at Church (as Dolores Ettienne)
Sandi Ross ...
Sunday School Teacher
Ardon Bess ...
Minister at Church
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Thirty years after the event, Tom Cherry finally breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night a bomb was planted in a Baptist Church in Alabama in 1965, killing four black girls.

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Thirty years ago a tragic event shocked the nation. Now, one son must find the courage to tell the truth and bring his father to justice. See more »

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realistic performance
12 November 2003 | by (Dayton, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I spent ten years living in Alabama. Consequently, I came to understand the southern mindset. Tom Sizemore did an excellent job portraying a southerner in the midst of a moral dilemma. Not only does Sizemore's character reach out to a member of the American-African race, he reaches into his memories and beliefs. Many people are still under the impression that all southerners do not befriend anyone not of their race. That is not the case. They embrace people of all races and religions...and do not idly stand by to watch them suffer needlessly. Yes, the Klan still exists, but its power is greatly diminished in this enlightened age. Mr. Sizemore's performance made the average modern southern man come to life. Kudos to Tom on an excellent performance!


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