A Time to Kill (film) Essay | "A Time to Kill"

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"A Time to Kill"

Summary: A review of "A Time to Kill," a film that touches on the subjects of racial tension and the potentially overpowering views of white supremacy. The review includes coverage of the techniques and characterization used in the film.
A Time to Kill has it all. Disbarred lawyers, Ku Klux members, corrupt police officers, bombs, courtroom drama, fraudulent church preachers, romance and psychiatrists, but most of all, racial tension in the southern states of the USA.

Set in the southern Mississippi town of Canton, A Time to Kill is about a young up-coming lawyer Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey) who is hired to defend a black man, Carl Lee Hailey (Samuel L. Jackson) who gunned down two young rednecks who kidnapped and viciously raped his 10 year old daughter. His case is made that much harder as he comes up against the ruthless District Attorney Rufus Buckley (Kevin Spacey) who figures that winning this case will be his ticket to becoming governor and who also happens to be a good friend of the judge, Judge Omar Noose (Patrick McGoohan). The townsfolk of Madison County do not take...

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