Just Mercy

Just Mercy

DVD - 2020
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A powerful and thought-provoking true story follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley. One of his first and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2020]
Edition: Widescreen ed
Copyright Date: ©2020, package design & supplementary material compilation,
©2019, film,
Call Number: DVD F JUST
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Alternative Title: Just mercy (Motion picture)

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evayeung
Oct 16, 2020

I feel sorry for what the black people had suffered in the past in the US...probably even today. At the same time, I'm moved by the selfless of Bryan Stevenson who's a Harvard graduate. Instead of taking up a high-paying job, he chose to defend those wrongly accused in Alabama. His kindness and sacrifice is something that I should learn from. Glad to find this guy on youtube and listen to his talk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2tOp7OxyQ8

This was a hard movie for me to watch. As a child, I rode on city buses that had signs that said the colored people had to sit in the back of the bus. Even as a small white child, I didn't understand. I will never understand racism and such hatred. While this movie was hard to watch, I'm grateful it was made.

VaughanPLTiziana Oct 07, 2020

A talented, young lawyer heads to Alabama to defend death row inmates in need of proper legal representation. An excellent, powerful biographical film. Wonderful acting on all parts.

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Bookworm39
Oct 07, 2020

Great Movie, great actors. Make you think about how many innocent people are in Prison.

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Annieoywong
Oct 03, 2020

A Black Lives Matter film based on true stories. Well worth watching.

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jfd5
Oct 01, 2020

An excellent story, and based on true events which just makes it even a better story, especially in light of current situations. Considering this is not that long ago, it's hard to imagine just how unjust the times were. We all still have a long way to go, I'm afraid but still, we thoroughly enjoyed this movie.

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bookie66
Sep 23, 2020

Powerful and moving.

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Joyandgrace
Sep 18, 2020

JUST MERCY is outstanding and it is a true story and the acting is truly excellent. I waited for quite a while; however, it was well worth the wait.
This movie deserves 5 STARS for sure.

Joy and Grace

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MovieLover_47
Sep 16, 2020

Well worth watching. Based on a true stories. Well paced and well acted.

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LauraSteinert
Sep 02, 2020

Essential viewing for everyone teens and up. Excellent way to open a family discussion about the current unrest about racial injustice, institutional racism, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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reginator_22
Jun 30, 2020

Coarse Language: Racial slurs

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reginator_22
Jun 30, 2020

Bryan Stevenson: I came out of law school with grand ideas in my mind about how to change the world. But Mr. McMillian made me realize we can't change the world with only ideas in our minds. We need conviction in our hearts. this man taught me how to stay hopeful, because I now know that hopelessness is the enemy of justice. Hope allows us to push for word, even when the truth is distorted by the people in power. It allows us to stand when they tell us to sit down, and to speak when they say be quiet.

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