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Black and White (2002)

Recreation of the landmark 1958 South Australian Court trial of young aboriginal Max Stuart.

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True story that created headline news in 1959. A young aboriginal man Max Stuart, was convicted of murder in the light of questionable evidence presented, of nine year old Mary Hattam near Ceduna, on the south coast of Australia. International News Media Baron, Rupert Murdoch (played by Ben Mendelsohn), then publisher of the Adelaide "News," became the driving force behind securing a re-trial for Stuart. Written by Noel Bailey <uds3@hotmail.com>

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One man's conviction divided a nation See more »

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31 October 2002 (Australia)  »

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Fekete és fehér  »

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Not very realistic
11 January 2004 | by (sydney,australia) – See all my reviews

It tries this film but ultimately it does not live up to the expectations that are on it. Despite some very good actors it gets bogged down in a slow script. It contains important issues but unfortunately the director cant really deliver


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