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Mississippi Burning

In the summer of 1964 three young civil rights workers disappear in a small Mississippi township. The FBI are brought in to investigate what turn out to be brutal murders. As local bigots, police and the Ku Klux Klan oppose the FBI, more and more agents are called on to tackle the near civil war. But Agent Anderson - an unorthodox ex-Sheriff - uses less convential means to get to the truth.

Release date:

2 hours, 2 minutes

Last on

Wed 15 May 2013 00:05
BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only


Role Contributor
Agent Rupert AndersonGene Hackman
Alan Parker
Agent Alan WardWillem Dafoe
Mrs PellFrances McDormand
Deputy Clinton PellBrad Dourif
Mayor TilmanR Lee Ermey
Mayor TilmanR Lee Ermey
Sheriff Ray StuckeyGailard Sartain
Clayton TownleyStephen Tobolowsky
Frank BaileyMichael Rooker
Lester CowansPruitt Taylor Vince
Agent MonkBadja Djola
Agent BirdKevin Dunn
EulogistFrankie R Faison
ProducerFrederick Zollo
JudgeTom Mason
WriterChris Gerolmo
GoateeGeoffrey Nauffts
PassengerRick Zieff
Agent StokesTobin Bell
ProducerRobert F Colesberry
ComposerTrevor Jones
Director of photographyPeter Biziou