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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wow. SLEPT ON. Juano Hernandez is awe-inspiring. the audience I saw this with gasped at multiple lines of dialogue. AMAZING supporting performance by Elizabeth Patterson. like a corrected version of To Kill a Mockingbird.