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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
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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)
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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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Wrestling with demons .............
12 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tom Sizemore gives a powerful performance as the son of a KKK racist, Richard Jenkins. The most difficult thing to believe in "Sins of the Father" is that Tom would actually return after many years to his abusive monster of a father. The movie depicts in flashbacks the 1963 Birmingham Alabama church bombing that killed four little girls. In the present day, Tom is at first in denial of his father's taking part in the crime, but with the tenacious F.B.I. investigation, doubts about his father's innocence begin to surface. The character development and acting by all involved is first rate, and the historical flashbacks feel correct. - MERK


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