|Sat 9th July||4.30pm|
Dir: Norman Jewison | USA | 1967 | 110 mins
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates
Sidney Poitier gives one of his most acclaimed performances in Norman Jewison’s potent 60s thriller, set against the racial tensions of the deep South. He’s Philadelphia detective Virgil, suspected of murder by racist local police chief Bill (Rod Steiger) – until he proves not only his own innocence but that of another man, and they join forces to track down the real killer.
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