Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

A look at the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" case that occurred in Alabama in 1931, in which nine young black men were arrested, tried and quickly convicted in the rape of two white women, despite overwhelming evidence that showed their accusers had falsely accused them and the fact that one of the women later admitted that no rape had in fact occurred (although both had had sexual relations with their boyfriends on the day prior to the "rape"). The case was one of the first that shined a spotlight on what many called the "legal lynchings" that occurred in the South whenever blacks were accused of crimes, especially against whites and most especially against white women.

  • Rating:
    4.00 out of 5
  • Length:84 minutes
  • Release:2000
  • Language:English
  • Reference:Imdb
  • Keywords:rape,   prison,   racism,  

The history of the "Scottsboro Boys," a group of African American men who were victims of a racist miscarriage of justice that became a national controversy. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki

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Eric S (es) wrote: Stay away from this movie! I've come across bad films before, but this one just leaves a bad taste in your mouth. It's the type of shit that even flies don't want to touch. Tara Reid is simply awful in it. Her totally forgettable performance is a good way to see that she's become totally desperate for movies. THIS FILM SUCKS!

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Molly C (it) wrote: Saw very little of it, so I don't think it is 100% fair to justify an opinion but from the first ten minutes I saw of it I didn't really think this film was my cup of tea!

Ryan H (nl) wrote: Very odd relationship between Reno and Portman but it works. Also, can we please stop with the villain who listens to classical music trope? I'm over it...

Simon D (it) wrote: Overrated film. I guess that the academy didn't have a lot to choose from in this year. Dubbed as a comedy, it's not funny, in so far as it doesn't really have any jokes in it. You may yet laugh at Nicolas Cage's performance however.