Harper Lee’s seminal 1960 Southern Gothic novel is adapted for the screen in To Kill a Mockingbird, a charged exploration of racism and injustice in 1930s Alabama. Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a Black man, is falsely accused of raping a white woman and is brought to trial, defended by local lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck).
Print source: Swank Motion Pictures
Director: Robert Mulligan
Running time: 129 minutes
Country: United States
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