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The Hurricane

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Summary

  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The sixteenth round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence.

Notes

  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1999.
  • Special ed. features: Behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Hurricane.
  • Based on: The 16th round / by Rubin Carter, and: Lazarus and the hurricane / by Sam Chaiton and Terry Swinton.
  • Formatted to fit TV screen.
  • VHS, stereo surround.
  • Closed-captioned.
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