Robert F. Colesberry
MGM Home Entertainment
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real...
On the Missouri/Kansas border during the Civil War, a Confederate loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave, and a young widow bond as they learn how to survive in an uncertain time and place.