Mississippi Burning (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by Alan Parker

Release Year: 1988
Running Time: 127
UPC: 7 38329 23773 8
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Crime
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Cast
Gene Hackman
Willem Dafoe
Frances McDormand
Michael Rooker
R. Lee Ermey
Brad Dourif
Gailard Sartain
Stephen Tobolowsky
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Badja Djola
Kevin Dunn
Frankie Faison

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Directed by Alan Parker

Brand New HD Master – From a 4K Scan of the Original Camera Negative! Screen greats Gene Hackman (Unforgiven, The Package) and Willem Dafoe (Platoon, To Live and Die in L.A.) co-star in this masterpiece directed by legendary filmmaker Alan Parker (Midnight Express, Angel Heart). Mississippi Burning ranks as one of the most potent and insightful views of racial turmoil ever filmed. Nominated for six Oscars®* and winner of an Academy Award® for Best Cinematography (Peter Biziou, The Truman Show), this emotionally charged film vividly captures a crucial chapter in American history. In Jessup County, 1964, as three civil rights activists drive down a desolate stretch of highway, headlights ominously draw near. Telling each other to stay calm, they have no way of knowing that in minutes they will disappear into the night and spark one of the most explosive murder investigations in history. Enter straight-laced Ward (Dafoe) and deceptively easy-going Anderson (Hackman). Can these two philosophically opposed FBI agents overcome their differences and uncover the chilling mystery of a small Ku Klux Klan-ridden community before it tears itself apart? The amazing cast includes Frances McDormand (Fargo), R. Lee Ermey (Full Metal Jacket), Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) and Michael Rooker (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio Commentary by Director Alan Parker

Theatrical Trailer


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