Heavens Fall
Heavens Fall (2006)

The tragic court case that forever altered the course of American jurisprudence is dramatized for the screen in this courtroom docudrama starring Timothy Hutton, David Straithairn, Leelee Sobieski, Anthomy Mack and Bill Sage. The year is… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 6, 2007
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Heavens Fall tells its story with some interesting stylistic flourishes (a brisk montage of lawyers' closing arguments, for example) and without emotional manipulation.

Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

There's little to applaud and only a base "what a shame" kind of anger. All in all, Heavens Fall is an introduction to history; a prologue whose past should be better explored.

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nefnie lee
Good movie based on the true story of the Scottsboro nine trials. How racism affected the trial in the deep south, especially since all the jurors were white,… More