Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his former Sheriff partner.Written by
Keith Loh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A Klansman in a red car with tall fins and white roof throws a victim out of the door in the town square. The car is a 1961 DeSoto, the very last edition of the historic make. Rumors that the Chrysler Corporation (DeSoto's parent company) decided to drop the line, because of its association with the Klan are untrue. DeSoto's sales had been steadily declining since 1955, and Chrysler decided that the 1961 model would be its last. See more »
When the agents visit deputy Pell's house in the evening, he is watching baseball on television. In 1964, only afternoon games were televised on Saturday. See more »
What is it?
[seeing the car behind them]
What do they want?
I don't know... just pass me... pass me...
[trying to identify the following car]
Is it a cop?
I can't see.
[they are hit from behind]
What the fuck are these jokers playin' at?
Oh, they ain't playin', you better believe it.
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Hard to believe that this happened in our country let alone the south. I traveled in the south in the early 60's and was amazed at the conditions the blacks had to put up with but this movie told it all the way it was.
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