Mississippi Burning 1988

Mississippi, 1964: FBI agents Ward and Anderson arrive in the small town of Jessup to investigate the disappearance of three civil rights activists. Enraged by the increasingly hostile behaviour of the local Ku Klux Klan, Ward drafts in more and more agents -and starts a war.

Books with substantial mentioning of Mississippi Burning
Melvyn Stokes
American History through Hollywood Film, From the Revolutio to the 1960s
London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney, 2013

Jürgen Müller
Die besten Filme der 80er
Köln - London - Los Angeles - Madrid - Paris - Tokyo, 2005

Jonathan Hacker and David Price
Take 10, Contemporary British Film Directors
Oxford, New York, 1992

Pauline Kael
Movie Love, Complete Reviews 1988-1991
New York, NY, 1991
Books with an entry on Mississippi Burning
Larry Langman and David Ebner
Hollywood's Image of the South, A Century of Southern Films
Westport, Connecticut - London, 2001

Mississippi Burning
United States 1988

Directed by

Pruitt Taylor Vince
Frankie Faison
Park Overall
Darius McCrary
Robert F. Colesberry


Running time:128 minutes
Country:United States

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