White Lie Movie Review 1991

Information and Film Reviews for White Lie the Movie

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Len Madison Jr. (Hines), a press secretary for the mayor of New York, receives an old photo of a lynched black man who he learns is his father, hung for raping a white woman. Madison returns to his Southern hometown to find out the truth behind his father's death, assisted by a white doctor (O'Toole) whose mother was a rape victim. They fall in love, adding to an already complicated situation, and incur the wrath of locals who are trying to keep the truth hidden. Based on the novel "Louisiana Black" by Samuel Charters.


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Available on VHS
Running time 93 minutes.

Cast and Crew

American South, Justice Prevails...?
Gregory Hines, Annette O'Toole, Bill Nunn
Bill Condon
Oscar L. Costo

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