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Mississippi BurningWhen three civil rights workers go missing in a small Mississippi town, FBI agents with wildly different styles, Alan Ward and Rupert Anderson, are sent in to investigate. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his former Sheriff partner.
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Directors of "Mississippi Burning"Alan ParkerBirthdate: 14 February 1944, Islington, London, England, UK
Creators of "Mississippi Burning"Chris Gerolmo
Critic Reviews of "Mississippi Burning"VarietyJune 17, 2008
Parker pushes the picture along at a fervent clip, with the character scenes back-to-back with chases or violence.Time OutJune 24, 2006
For once, Parker directs without depending on flashy visual tropes.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
"Mississippi Burning" surveys the geography of racism, sheds light on the dark night of the soul.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
"Mississippi Burning" speeds down the complicated, painful path of civil rights in search of a good thriller.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 01, 2000
"Mississippi Burning" feels like a movie made from the inside out, a movie that knows the ways and people of its small Southern city so intimately that, having seen it, I know the place I'd go for a cup of coffee and the place I'd steer clear from.Common Sense MediaOctober 25, 2016
Violence, profanity, lots of tension in Jim Crow crime dramaEmanuelLevy.ComMarch 29, 2009
Slick, well-acted thriller that nonetheless distorts the facts and looks at the civil rights movement from a strictly white perspectiveColeSmithey.comFebruary 11, 2008
Not anywhere as good as it should be.Fort Worth Business PressJune 03, 2005
Improbable re-enactment of an investigation into long-ago outbreak of hate crimes.Hollywood Report CardJuly 14, 2004
Well-acted, compelling, good script. Good message.Spirituality and PracticeJuly 15, 2003
Starts out as a vivid portrait of the Civil Rights era and ends up a cop drama in which vengeful anger is used against racist killers.eFilmCritic.comJuly 25, 2002
Hackman delivers some of the best work of his career. And this guy's been doing it for 30 years.
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