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Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

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Directed by

Ted Demme

Written by

Robert Ramsey (Screenplay)
Matthew Stone (Screenplay)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

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Cast

Keywords

mississippi river criminal 1930s racist bootlegging life imprisonment

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Makeup