Marshall


1h 58m 2017

Brief Synopsis

Long before sitting on the United States Supreme Court or claiming victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall defends a black chauffeur charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer. Muzzled by a segregationist court, Marshall partners with a courage

Film Details

Also Known As
Marshall: La vérité sur l'affaire Spell
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2017
Distribution Company
LES FILMS SK/OPEN ROAD FILMS
Location
Buffalo, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

Long before sitting on the United States Supreme Court or claiming victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall defends a black chauffeur charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer. Muzzled by a segregationist court, Marshall partners with a courageous young Jewish lawyer, Samuel Friedman. Together they mount the defense in an environment of racism and Anti-Semitism.

Film Details

Also Known As
Marshall: La vérité sur l'affaire Spell
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2017
Distribution Company
LES FILMS SK/OPEN ROAD FILMS
Location
Buffalo, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

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Miscellaneous Notes

"Stand Up for Something"

Released in United States on Video January 9, 2018

Released in United States 2017

Released in United States October 13, 2017

Project is being produced with the support of the Thurgood Marshall and Sam Friedman estates, represented by their children, John W. Marshall and Lauren Friedman, respectively.

Released in United States October 13, 2017

Released in United States on Video January 9, 2018

Released in United States 2017 (Opening Night Host Presentation)

Production began in December 2015, was put on hold to accommodate director Hudlin's producing work on the 88th Academy Awards, then resumed in Spring 2016.

Project is utilizing New York State's film production program.

Released in United States 2017 (Spotlights)

Released in United States 2017 (Spotlight)