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Nominated for six Oscars (including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor) and this year's Golden Globe winner for Best Supporting Actor.
FBI informant William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O’Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton’s political prowess grows just as he’s falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders and Martin Sheen
Director: Shaka King
★★★★★ "a strong, emotionally compelling tale of humanity with an urgent contemporary message" - ABC RADIO
★★★★ "truly gripping" - OBSERVER UK
★★★★ "a film made with a sense of outrage; although the events occurred so long ago, the ramifications that they led to are clearly still being felt in the US." - DAVID STRATTON
★★★★ "a powerful tale of human frailty" - GUARDIAN
★★★★ "A Golden Globe-winning Daniel Kaluuya is utterly electrifying in this riveting look at revolutionary politics and the most galling of betrayals." - THE LIST
★★★★ "powerful biopic" - ARTS DESK
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