A woman lawyer returns from exile to South Africa to represent a black member of Parliament at a TRC hearing where a torturer is seeking amnesty, thus dredging up painful memories.
During the 1967 Detroit Riot racist cops torture black teenagers & 2 white girls at a motel to get them to turn over a gun which they think was fired at them–during the night the cops murder 3 of the blacks.
An Argentinian with clairvoyant powers seeks the whereabouts of his journalist wife & teen-aged daughter, “disappeared” by government agents in the mid-70s.
Angelina Jolie’s film, based on “a true story,” is truly inspiring. Click the title of the film to read my entire review.
During WW 2 the Japanese torture Eric Lomax for building a radio during construction of a railway. Troubled, he meets his torturer years later & reconciles.
Frustrated over what he thinks is the detective’s lack of progress in finding his kidnapped daughter, a father takes matters into his own hands. He kidnaps and tortures the suspect, not believing in the mentally handicapped man’s claim of innocence.
Rated R. Our Ratings: V-4 ;L -1 ; S/N –1. Running time: 2 hours 10 min. The wicked go astray from the womb; they err from their birth, speaking lies. They have venom like the venom of a serpent, like the deaf adder that stops its ear, so that it does not hear the voice …