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3.8
63 Ratings

Intruder in the Dust

Directed by Clarence Brown
United States, 1949
Drama

Synopsis

Rural Mississippi in the 1940s: Lucas Beauchamp, a local black man with a reputation of not kowtowing to whites, is found standing over the body of a dead white man, holding a pistol that has recently been fired.

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Intruder in the Dust Directed by Clarence Brown

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1949 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1951 | Winner: UN Award

1951 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

Writers Guild of America

1950 | 2 nominations including: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1950 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor