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7.4
/10
150 Ratings

South

Sud

Directed by Chantal Akerman
France, Belgium, 1999
Documentary

Synopsis

A look at the troubled area of America’s Deep South, primarily focusing on the sadistic murder of James Byrd, an African-American man dragged to his death by three white supremacists.

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South Directed by Chantal Akerman

Critics reviews

Few films today have so simply and so effectively captured the paradoxical state of race relations in America today, in which a de facto whiteness threatens not only lives but the sense of belonging, and therefore identity.
March 30, 2016
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