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William Boyals, a successful, black, gay attorney in New York, is drawn back to the small, rural Louisiana town he long ago escaped from to investigate the lynching of a black gay childhood friend.
The harder he looks the deeper he gets
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Did You Know?
Although the film's title refers to a song by Billie Holiday
about lynching in the south, that song, "Strange Fruit," is not heard until the final credits are rolling. See more
Chico was not harmed in the making of this film. See more
References In the Heat of the Night
Direction of Affection
Performed by Tami
Lyrics written by Tammy Reese (BMI)
Music by Benjamin Chan
Produced by zeng @ New Music Unlimited
Published by Squeaky Kirin Music Publishing (BMI) See more