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Carolina Skeletons (1991)

After a long time in the Army, an African-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando ... See full summary »

Director:

John Erman

Writers:

David Stout (novel), Tracy Keenan Wynn (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Gossett Jr. ... James Bragg
Bruce Dern ... Junior Stoker
Melissa Leo ... Cassie (as Melissa Chessington Leo)
Paul Roebling Paul Roebling ... T.J. Campbell
Bill Cobbs ... Elijah Crooks
Henderson Forsythe Henderson Forsythe ... Judge Brickstone
Clifton James ... Dexter Cody
Richard Jenkins ... Redy
Kenn Michael ... Linus Bragg (as Kenny Blank)
G.D. Spradlin ... Hiram Stoker
Rosanna Carter Rosanna Carter ... Mother Bragg
Trazana Beverley Trazana Beverley ... City Clerk
Mary Nell Santacroce Mary Nell Santacroce ... Secretary
Marc Macaulay ... Deputy Bryant
Kate Bernsohn Kate Bernsohn ... Cindy Lou
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Storyline

After a long time in the Army, an African-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent, and seeks a proof for that, but there are some people in the town who will stop at nothing to hide the secrets of their past. Written by Jaromir Król <jaromirk@kr.onet.pl>

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Based on a true story.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carolina Skeletons See more »

Filming Locations:

Crawfordville, Georgia, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Louis Gossett Jr. and Melissa Leo and two Oscar nominees: Bruce Dern and Richard Jenkins. See more »

Goofs

Late 1960's trucks, include two Medium-Duty Chevrolets, both of which were made after 1967, and one 1967 Ford Pickup Truck. See more »

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Carolina Skeletons
29 June 2017 | by barryaptsdjSee all my reviews

This movie has not left my mind in over 20 years. It shows love , compassion, regret, anger, and horror! I can not believe how sick the human race can be. And that little boy??? You will not be disappointed in this movie. Well worth the watch! And the ending is shocking and superb!


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