Parade

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

T.R. Knight stars in Parade, the true story of the arrest, conviction and lynching of Leo Frank in post-Civil War Atlanta, Georgia. Mary Phagan, a 13-year-old factory worker, has been murdered on the day of the 1913 Confederate Memorial Day parade. Frank, the factory's superintendent and a Jewish outsider, is immediately cast as a suspect. As the media frenzy ensues, with journalists thirsting for news to boost circulations and ambitious politicians seeking votes, Frank - the transplanted Yankee - becomes the scapegoat. His wife, Lucille, passionately works for her husband's release from jail but public hatred continues to rise to a fever pitch. Although justice is eventually thwarted and prejudice prevails, Leo and Lucille find a renewed commitment to each other as well as a moment of transcendent grace in their tragedy.

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Parade - Oct 5, 2009

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