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Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

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.

Last on

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


Agent Rupert Anderson
Gene Hackman
Alan Parker
Agent Alan Ward
Willem Dafoe
Mrs Pell
Frances McDormand
Deputy Clinton Pell
Brad Dourif
Mayor Tilman
R Lee Ermey
Sheriff Ray Stuckey
Gailard Sartain
Clayton Townley
Stephen Tobolowsky
Frank Bailey
Michael Rooker
Lester Cowans
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Agent Monk
Badja Djola
Agent Bird
Kevin Dunn
Frankie R Faison
Frederick Zollo
Chris Gerolmo


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