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Rosewood

Rating:R
Genre:Drama
Release Date:February 21, 1997
Running time:122 minutes
Cast:Ving Rhames, Jon Voigt, Don Cheadle, Ester Rolle, Michael Rooker
Director:John Singleton

Description: Set in 1923, the true story of the events which occurred in Rosewood, Florida after a white woman unjustly accused a black man of rape. Fueled by anger and racism, an angry white mob burned down the town and massacred its inhabitants. One man, the only white storekeeper in Rosewood, risked his own life by teaming with a black drifter to help women and children escape to safety.

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