Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning (1988)

1964. When America was at war with itself.

  • Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1988-12-08
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 1027 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 8min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Orion Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

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    Production Juliet Taylor Casting
    Production Howard Feuer Casting
    Production Robert F. Colesberry Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Aude Bronson-Howard Costume Design
    Directing Aldric La'Auli Porter Assistant Director
    Sound Trevor Jones Original Music Composer
    Camera Peter Biziou Director of Photography
    Art Jim Erickson Set Decoration
    Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
    Directing Alan Parker Director
    Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
    Writing Chris Gerolmo Screenplay
    Art Philip Harrison Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Ellen Lutter Costume Supervisor
    Art Geoffrey Kirkland Production Design
    Editing Mayin Lo Assistant Editor
    Production Frederick Zollo Producer
    Crew Steve Kelso Stunts
    Crew John Robotham Stunt Coordinator
    Art John Willett Art Direction
    Directing Robin Squibb Script Supervisor
    Sound Pieter Hubbard Sound Editor
    Crew Nicholas Paleologos Thanks
    Costume & Make-Up Helen P. Butler Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up David Forrest Makeup Designer
    Crew Maida N. Morgan Thanks
    Crew David Linck Unit Publicist
    Crew Stan Parks Special Effects Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up Paul LeBlanc Hair Designer
    Lighting Dennis J. Lootens Electrician
    Sound Paul Hulme Sound Engineer
    Production Tom Razzano Unit Production Manager
    Camera Bob Leitelt Grip
    Lighting Willie Mann Best Boy Electric