A Gathering of Old Men

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A Gathering of Old Men


A Gathering of Old Men

Release Date: May 10, 1987

Year    :   1987
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   Neue Bioskop Film, Zenith Entertainment, CBS Productions, HR, Consolidated Productions, Jennie & Co.
Director    :   Volker Schlöndorff
Producers    :   Michael Deeley, Pat Golden, Eberhard Junkersdorf, James Bigwood, Gower Frost
Writers    :   Ernest J. Gaines, Charles Fuller
RunTime    :   91 mins.

A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing of a white racist, whom one of their members has shot. As the sheriff confronts the suspects, the young plantation owner stands alone in her daring defense of this group of men, provoking racial tension that makes a compelling drama.

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