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In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.

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Directed by

Dee Rees

Written by

Dee Rees (Screenplay)
Virgil Williams (Screenplay)
Hillary Jordan (Novel)

Runtime

135 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

world war ii based on novel or book farm racism mississippi alcoholism post traumatic stress disorder post war post world war ii war veteran sharecropper ku klux klan lynching air force military veteran

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#18 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2017 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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