Black and White
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Black and White
Directed by Craig Lahiff, Black and White is a story about bigotry, social injustice, and a real-life murder trial that made Australian headlines in the late '50s. On a December afternoon in 1958, the body of a nine-year-old white girl is discovered in a cave off the coast of Southern Australia. Detective Paul Turner (Roy Billing) quickly arrests a half-aboriginal fair-worker named Max Stuart (David Ngoombujarra), who signs a confession. However, being that Max is illiterate, the legitimacy of the confession is contested by his legal aid representatives, David O'Sullivan (Robert… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"finds just the right balance between scenes inside and outside the courtroom, and deftly juggles an unusually large number of characters without ever seeming cluttered."
‑ Anton Bitel, Movie Gazette
"Some fine performances, but the story lacks focus and spends too much time in the gray area."
‑ Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone, TheMovieChicks.com
"Unlike the title, life is far from black and white, and this satisfying journey offers us a menu of many of its shades of grey."
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
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