To Kill A Mockingbird
USA, 1962, 129 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Based on a Book, Drama
On the fiftieth anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, come celebrate with Facing History and Ourselves and the Denver Film Society with a screening and community dialogue on this classic American film.
Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1960. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s. He agrees to defend a young black man who is accused of raping a white woman. Many of the townspeople try to get Atticus to pull out of the trial, but he decides to go ahead. How will the trial turn out - and will it change any of the racial tension in the town ?
DIRECTOR: Robert Mulligan
Principal Cast: Gregory Peck
US Distributor: Universal Pictures