Best of Enemies - WikipediaAnother film about racism, told largely from the perspective of a white character. Also based on a true story, it is a similarly slick, entertaining and shallow drama. Henson , who runs a radical activist group called Operation Breakthrough, and C. When the city council rules in favour of segregation, and the NAACP responds with a lawsuit, the local judge opts for a novel approach. He proposes a summit, which Atwater and Ellis must co-chair, in the hope that they will find a solution. Ellis is reluctant to participate, but his allies—including the city-council president Bruce McGill —encourage him to represent their views.
The Best of Enemies Movie Review
From Book To Blockbuster: 'The Best Of Enemies' Brings Durham History To The Screen
In , C. Ellis was the Exalted Cyclops of the Durham, N. The facts of the story, chronicled in a book by Osha Gray Davidson , are eye-opening and inspiring, and the film, written and directed by Robin Bissell, includes some fascinating details about the granular challenges of local politics. Henson do what you expect Oscar-nominated actors to do: They clarify and complicate their characters, paying attention to their individuality even as the movie loads them up with symbolic baggage. As the movie begins, those forces of reaction seem to be winning.
The Best of Enemies is a American drama film directed and written by Robin Bissell in his feature debut. The film stars Taraji P. The film was a box office failure. It's shown that he loves and cares for his family. Ann's daughter's school catches on fire whether by accident or arson is unclear , and C.