Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The Hurricane

  • Genre : Drama
  • Written By : Armyan Bernstein and Dan Gordon, Sam Chaiton (book Lazarus and the Hurricane), Terry Swinton (book Lazarus and the Hurricane), Rubin Hurricane Carter (book The 16th Round)
  • Directed By : Norman Jewison
  • Release Date : December 29, 1999
  • Running Time : 155 Minutes

Denzel Washington, Garland Whitt, John Hannah, David Paymer, and Liev Shreiber

In Norman Jewison's moving biopic, boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (Washington) is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in 1967 while steadfastly maintaining and professing his innocence. After being contacted by an admiring teenager living in Canada (Shannon), a series of events leads to the assemblage of a legal team which gives him hope for release.


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