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3.1
85 Ratings

Night Catches Us

Directed by Tanya Hamilton
United States, 2010
Drama

Synopsis

In 1978, complex political and emotional forces are set in motion when a young man returns to the race-torn Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement.

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Night Catches Us Directed by Tanya Hamilton

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2011 | Nominee: Best First Feature

Village Voice Film Poll

2010 | 3rd place: Best First Feature

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2010 | Nominee: Best First Feature

Critics reviews

A steady burn that manages to recreate moments within a period piece that feel eternal in their expression of yearning, anger, anxiety, and desire for a better future.
April 26, 2017
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