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Studio:Orion Pictures Corporation
Director:Alan Parker
Screenwriter:Chris Gerolmo
Story:Based on the murder of three white civil rights workers trying to register African American voters.
Producer:Robert F. Colesberry and Frederick Zollo
Director of Photography:Peter Biziou
Editor:Gerry Hambling
Production:Phillip Harrison and Geoffrey Kirkland
Cast:Gene Hackman (Agent Rupert Anderson)
 Willem Dafoe (Agent Alan Ward)
 Frances McDormand (Mrs. Pell)
 Brad Dourif (Deputy Clinton Pell)
 R. Lee Ermey (Mayor Tilman)
 Gailard Sartain (Sheriff Ray Stuckey)
 Stephen Tobolowsky (Clayton Townley)
 Michael Rooker (Frank Bailey)
Awards:Won, Academy Award for best cinematography (Peter Biziou)
 Nominated, Academy Awards for best actor (Gene Hackman), best supporting actress (Frances McDormand), best director (Alan Parker), best film editing (Gerry Hambling), best picture (Robert F. Colesberry and Frederick Zollo), and best sound (Robert J. Litt, Elliot Tyson, Rick Kline, Danny Michael)
 Nominated, Golden Globes for best director (Alan Parker), best motion picture drama, best actor drama (Gene Hackman), and best screenplay (Chris Gerolmo)
 Won, BAFTA Awards for best cinematography (Peter Biziou), Best Editing (Gerry Hambling), best sound (Bill Phillips, Danny Michael, Robert J. Litt, Elliot Tyson, Rick Kline)
 Black & White, 128 minutes.