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Mudbound (2017)

R | | Drama | 17 November 2017 (USA)
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Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

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Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

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Rated R for some disturbing violence, brief language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Mary J. Blige's experience going through her divorce from Kendu Isaacs fueled the hurt and heaviness in her performance in the film. See more »

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[first lines]
Jamie McAllan: [in a hole digging]
Henry McAllan: You better get a hurry along. We ain't gonna make it.
[mopping his brow]
Henry McAllan: Oh, we will. We have to.
[sighs]
Henry McAllan: Take a break. Come on. My turn.
Jamie McAllan: "We will. We have to."
Jamie McAllan: [narrating] That was my brother, Henry. Absolutely certain whatever he wanted to happen would.
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Mighty River
Written by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson
Performed by Mary J. Blige
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One of the most beautiful final shots of the year
17 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

A good and extremely well acted film. It is really the netflix film that could make the difference in terms of awards recognition. It is not your typical racism film as it tells another side of it. It is about two young men who would never be in any way friends if it wasn't for one thing they have in common. Both are war veterans and return home with a trauma. One is the son of a farm aid, the other is the brother of the owner of the farm. But it is not the only story this ensemble piece tells. The acting is the best reason to see the film. Rob Morgan was the MVP for me. It was a performance that worked way beneath his dialogue. A very deep and moving character and he managed it absolutely realistic. Jason Mitchell was great as well, especially towards the end. He has for sure the battiest role. Garrett Hedlund comes right after with a very controlled and intense turn. He surely is underrated for his acting, I also liked Mary J. Blige who had some great small moments, but after all the buzz I expected something more intense. Much of her performance works through her expressions which were great and real. Carey Mulligan and Jonathan Banks were great as well. Jason Clarke had his moments but was possibly the weakest of the bunch, but that was mostly because of his pale character, The film was extremely well shot, nicely directed and had a great screenplay. At the beginning it dragged a little bit but it is definitely worth to see and the ending is extremely intense, shocking and memorable. And the final scene has to be one of the most beautiful scenes of the year.


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