Son of the South (2021)

Biography, Drama  |  English

Director: Barry Alexander Brown

'Son of the South' is a biographical drama starring Lucy Hale, Cedric the Entertainer, Lucas Till, Julia Ormond, and Brian Dennehy.

Synopsis: A grandson of a Klansman comes of age in the deep south and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement.

 

Based on the Bob Zellner’s autobiography “The Wrong Side of Murder Creek.”

"A true-life story about a man who denounced his racist lineage and dedicated himself to the cause, a man who is still with us today, and it’s a story well worth telling... this story is as relevant today."

– Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

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"Features fine performances across the board, and a vivid evocation of a tumultuous period."

– Joe Leydon, Variety