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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
When ex-Black Panther Marcus (Anthony Mackie) returns to Philadelphia for the funeral of his father, he knows it's not going to be an easy visit. Many of his old radical friends, including "DoRight" Miller (Jamie Hector), still believe that Marcus was responsible for the death of a Panther leader right before he took off. While trying to convince everyone he's not a snitch, Marcus rekindles his relationship with Patricia (Kerry Washington), the widow of the slain leader.

Cast: Anthony Mackie , Kerry Washington , Jamie Hector , Wendell Pierce , Jamara Griffin , Amari Cheatom ,

Director: Tanya Hamilton

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Night Catches Us (2010)

Release Date: December 3rd, 2010|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Hamilton manifests her vision of what politics can do to individual thinking with subtlety and sophistication. Remember her name. She's a genuine find. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Suffers from some of the deficiencies common to first features. It is sincere and earnest but the product of an assumption that the milieu itself is compelling enough to command an audience's attention. show more

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    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Merits admiration as an ambitious debut feature, though the impact of its splendid cast is blunted by the awkward structure of its screenplay. show more

  • March 26, 2011 DHATTON44
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    Beautifully done - I'd watch it again and again.

  • December 11, 2010 Julia
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    Wonderful acting. Bittersweet love story very well told.

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