The highly controversial coming-of-age drama about two brothers who are trying to live in race segregated and violent L.A., as the young brother struggles to deal with his father’s death, his brothers imprisonment and the pressures from a local skinhead gang to join their gang. –Screenrush.co.uk
"So I guess this is where I tell you what I learnt. My conclusion, right? Well, my conclusion is: hate is baggage. Life's too short to be pissed off all the time. It's just not worth it." Tragic, disturbing, horribly powerful, this film is a perfect portrayal of the idea that hate leads to more hate and that absolutely no good comes out of it in the end. One of Norton's best performances here, too.
Um embuste. A premissa de analisar e desconstruir, por dentro, o discurso de ódio dos neonazi, o bom uso das cenas de violência e a atuação imbatível do Edward Norton até dão certo valor a esse filme… read review
Teachers may be the saddest of all watching American History X. At the start a troubled teen is sent to the principal’s office. Responding to an assigned essay on civil rights struggles, he submits… read review
English music video and commercial director Tony Kaye made his feature debut with this controversial drama about race-hatred in the U.S. which was taken off his hands and re-edited by its star who… read review