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Summary: In 1955, after Emmett Till is murdered in a brutal lynching, his mother vows to expose the racism behind the attack while working to have those involved brought to justice.
Runtime: 2 h 10 min

Country: United States
Language: English
Movie budget: $ 33,000,000
Domestic: $ 9,000,202
International: $ 2,498,682
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