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Blind Faith (1998)

R | | Drama | 20 January 1998 (USA)
In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn't believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses,... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Courtney B. Vance ... John Williams
Charles S. Dutton ... Charles Williams
Kadeem Hardison ... Eddie Williams
Lonette McKee ... Carol Williams
Garland Whitt ... Charles Williams Jr.
Karen Glave ... Anna Huggins
Jeff Clarke ... Timothy
Nancy Herard Nancy Herard ... Rose
Jim Jones Jim Jones ... Philip
Alex Karzis ... Frank
Dan Lett ... Frank Minor
Aron Tager ... Judge Aker
Birdie M. Hale Birdie M. Hale ... Mrs. Barry
Peter MacNeill ... Captain McCully
Jeff Jones Jeff Jones ... Stanley Harris
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In 1957, black lawyer John Williams has to defend his nephew Charlie, who is accused of strangling a white boy to death. John doesn't believe Charlie did it, and although Charlie confesses, John wants to find out the real truth. Written by Anonymous

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How can you defend someone who won't defend himself? See more »

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Drama

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Rated R for language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Bring this film back
14 October 2004 | by jkay-3See all my reviews

I think this film could teach all people, including Black, White & Gay

folk.... what hate is about and what it can cause society as well as

family.... I would love to see this film brought back and put into

theaters...

I had the privilege of working on the Canadian Casting. Even after

reading the script, I knew right away that it would make a great

film. I was blown away and brought to tears when I actually saw it

on the big screen.

I was so disappointed when it disappeared after only a short time.

I tell people about this film all the time. It's a shame that it hasn't

been advertised more.

To date, this is my favorite film.

Juli Ann Kay, CSA / CDC Juli-Ann Kay Casting Toronto, Ontario


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