First screened in July 2016
Director: Jeff Nichols. Cast: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Terri Abney, Marton Csokas, Bill Camp, David Jensen, Nick Kroll, Sharon Blackwood, Alano Miller, Christopher Mann, Andrene Ward-Hammond, Chris Green, Will Dalton, Winter-Lee Holland, Michael Shannon. Screenplay: Jeff Nichols. Twitter Capsule:
Taciturn telling of a justice crusade. Honors the self-effacing plaintiffs but also risks a certain docility. Negga's good.
Trusting an audience looking for historical triumph to receive this story on such muted terms is a character-appropriate risk. Other aspects feel more typical of the genre.