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The Green Mile (1999)

Directed by Frank Darabont. Cast: Tom Hanks, David Morse,Bonnie Hunt, Michael Clarke Duncan, James Cromwell, MichaelJeter, Graham Greene, Doug Hutchison, Sam Rockwell, BarryPepper, Jeffrey DeMunn, Patricia Clarkson, Harry Dean Stanton.Death Row guards at a penitentiary, in the 1930's, have a moraldilemma with their job when they discover one of theirprisoners, a convicted murderer, has the power of faith healingand is able to perform what seem to be miracles of healingamong his fellow inmates. 188 min.

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Reviews and articles:
Dow, David R. "Fictional documentariesand truthful fictions: the death penalty in recentAmerican film." Constitutional CommentaryWinter 2000 v17 i3 p511 Full-textof this article / review is available: UCB users only
Glenn, Cerise L. "The Power of Black Magic." Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 40,No. 2, 135-152 (2009) Full-textof this article / review is available: UCB users only
Hughey, Matthew W. "Cinethetic Racism:White Redemption and Black Stereotypes in "MagicalNegro" Films." Social Problems August 2009,Vol. 56, No. 3, Pages 543-577 Full-textof this article / review is available: UCB users only
Kehr, Dave "The Green Mile" (movie review) Film Comment Jan 2000 v36 i1p77
Maslin, Janet "The walk on death row can seem very long."(movie review) The New York Times Dec 10,1999 pB25(N) pE17(L) col 3 (18 col in)
Williams, Linda. "Melodrama in Black and White: Uncle Tom and The Green Mile." FilmQuarterly. 55(2):14-21. 2001-2002 Winter Full-text of this article / review is available: Berkeley users only

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