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Best of Enemies, The

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director Icon director: Robin Bissell

producer Icon producer: Danny Strong, Fred Bernstein,

writer Icon writer: Robin Bissell

cast Icon cast: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesa, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley

release date Icon release date: April 5th, 2019

runtime Icon runtime: 2 hr. 13 min.

Based on a true story, THE BEST OF ENEMIES centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater (Henson), an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis (Rockwell), a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

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