Rage and intolerance collide with compassion Academy-Award nominated David Strathairn portrays Danny Dunkleman, a Jewish liberal humanist, and the court-appointed lawyer representing Mike Downey, a Neo-Nazi Skinhead on trial for the racially motivated murder of an East Indian immigrant. Steel Toes takes us into the intense and fiery relationship that develops between these two men as they explore their emotional and intellectual differences. Steel Toes is a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of racial and religious intolerance in our society. Written by
Rage and intolerance collide with compassion
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[in ending the first meeting with his neo-Nazi client
Do you have any reason for wanting me on this?
Like I said: you're a humanist, liberal Jew, so you gotta do your very best.
Oh, yes, that's right... 'Course. I forgot.
In an ideal world, I'd have you eliminated. In this world I need you more than anyone.