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To Kill a Mockingbird

Cast

Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy View All


Crew

Robert Mulligan (Director), Horton Foote (Screenplay), Harper Lee (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 25th, 1962
Runtime: 2 hours, 9 minutes
In a small Alabama town in the 1930s, scrupulously honest and highly respected lawyer, Atticus Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to represent Tom Robinson, a black man accused of rape. The trial and the events surrounding it are seen through the eyes of Finch's six-year-old daughter, Scout. While Robinson's trial gives the movie its momentum, there are plenty of anecdotal occurrences before and after the court date: Scout's...
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When centering on the aspect of the children, the audience get to see innocence in its purest and freest form, all the while having the movie portray the gradual progression of these children and how they grow into a newer and largely darker understanding of the world.