R | | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
20 July 2016 | Hellmant
7 | Several great scenes, scattered throughout a meandering (and very depressing) historical fiction tale.
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Kensley Keys was the only African-American male on the set who is originally from Jones County (Soso, MS), and who is a descendant of Newt Knight. Keys also had a featured role as a maroon (Maroon #4). He had the opportunity to meet director Gary Ross on set one day ... ...
Let me see that there.
Newton Knight: Aw, it ain't that bad.
Moses: You must be pretty brave then. Y'all must taste like we do, the way he latched onto you.
Newt is shown waving his cap. Later we get a close up and do not see any bullet holes in the cap, however, it was never implied, stated, nor shown that the cap was ever actually shot.
$7,572,206 (USA) (24 June 2016)
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