Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story the Movie

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Black farmer Dan Brandley is shot to death in broad daylight on the main street of Conroe, Texas, in 1940. No one is ever brought to trial, even though his white killer is known. Forty years later, grandson Clarence Brandley discovers the murdered body of a white teenaged girl and learns that racism and corruption still hold sway. Clarence is tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. Now, his lawyer must prevent an innocent man's execution.

Distribution

Paramount Home Video, 5555 Melrose Ave., 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, Phone: (323)956-5000, URL: http://www.paramount.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 108 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Death Row, The Wrong Man, Law & Lawyers, African America, True Stories, Justice Prevails...?
Screenplay
Abby Mann
Cast
Courtney B. Vance, Gil Bellows, Eamonn Walker, Chuck Shamata, Richard Eden, Joseph Ziegler
Cinematography
Jean Lepine
Director
Tony Bill

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