The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded.
Elina Abai Kyzy,
In the aftermath of WWII, somewhere in the muddy Mississippi Delta, two families--one black, the Jacksons, and the other white, the McAllans--are forced to share the same patch of land, keeping a frail race-based peace with each other. However, as they both struggle with hardship and dire poverty, the long-awaited return of two war veterans--Ronsel, the Jacksons' eldest son, and Jamie, Henry McAllan's younger brother--will unexpectedly nurture a budding friendship that transcends prejudice and race. But, in the end, against a backdrop of fevered Mississippi sunsets and vitriolic racism, life can be hard when the law of the land is still segregation and hatred. And then, no one can be safe.Written by
Hillary Jordan's story is told through the alternating voices of six characters - Jamie, Ronsel, Laura, Henry, Florence and Hap. See more »
Laura narrates the numbers for the lock she's opening, where she says the combination is 8-30-62, for the Confederate victory at the Battle of Richmond. August 30, 1862 was actually the Confederate victory at the Battle of Second Manassas, which occurred about 90 miles north of Richmond in Virginia. See more »
Chansons de Bord Pique la Baleine-Sur Pont de Morlaix
Performed by Damia
Courtesy of Membran Rights Management Ltd.
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Unfocused and because of it clichéd, lost an opportunity to be better
Gave it a 6 because it's very unfocused. I wonder if it's the fault of the screenplay or is the original book is that way too. It felt like big pieces were missing from the story or rather not needed there. By the end of the movie you realize that Carey Malligan's character wasn't really crucial to the main racism theme and two main characters involved in it, so it makes you wonder why the first part of the film actually focuses on her so much. It will be funny is she's nominated for this absolutely unnecessary role. I was more interested to find out more about 2 main characters, but because of the lack of the focus they both came up as cliché as well.
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