Rosewood (1997) movie
Rosewood (1997) movie
     

Rosewood 1997

GENRES: action, drama, history SUBGENRES: docudrama, political drama
DIRECTOR: John Singleton STARRING: Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle
AWARDS: 3 wins & 10 nominations COUNTRY: USA RUNTIME: 140 minutes RATED: R
A dramatization of a 1923 horrific racist lynch mob attack on an African American community.

Synopsis

In 1923, a black town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people. This film is for them.

Spurred by a white woman's lie, vigilantes destroy a black Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923.

Movie data

3 wins & 10 nominations

RELEASED:
1997.02.21
RUNTIME:
140 minutes
COUNTRY:
USA
REVENUE:
$ 13,130,349 > (BUDGET: $ 30,000,000)

Starring of Rosewood

Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle

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