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.
Southern trees bear...Strange Fruit
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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
Performed by Talib Rox
Written by R. LaChapelle, Jr.
Produced by 5 Points See more