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The Hurricane
Directed by:
Norman Jewison

"The Hurricane" (also known as "Hurricane - Il grido dell'innocenza") is a Biography/Drama/Sport film directed by Norman Jewison, and written by Armyan Bernstein (screenplay) and Sam Chaiton (book "Lazarus and the Hurricane"), released on December 14 of 1999 in the USA . Denzel Washington and Vicellous Reon Shannon are starring, alongside Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber, John Hannah and Dan Hedaya.

His greatest fight was for justice.

Who directed "The Hurricane":

The Hurricane was directed by Norman Jewison, a Canadian producer, director, actor, and writer.

Before The Hurricane, Norman Jewison had directed Bogus, released in 1996, "Picture Windows" (1994) (mini) {Soir Bleu (1995), Only You (1994), Other People's Money (1991), In Country (1989), and Moonstruck (1987).

When was "The Hurricane" released:

The Hurricane was first released in the United States on Tuesday, December 14, 1999.. This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 24, 2000 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 17, 1999 in Canada; Wednesday, March 22, 2000 in France; Thursday, February 17, 2000 in Germany; Friday, March 31, 2000 in Italy; Friday, February 25, 2000 in Spain; Thursday, March 16, 2000 in Australia and on Saturday, June 24, 2000 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Hurricane":

At the casting of The Hurricane we find Denzel Washington, previously seen in The Bone Collector (1999) and The Siege (1998); Vicellous Reon Shannon (Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Senseless (1998)); Deborah Kara Unger (Payback (1999), The Game (1997)) [ more... ]

  • Beatrice Winde and Denzel Washington, Chuck Cooper also worked together in Malcolm X, released in 1992.
  • Garland Whitt and Denzel Washington, Harris Yulin also appeared in Training Day, released in 2001.
  • Vincent Pastore and Beatrice Winde also appeared in Mickey Blue Eyes, released in 1999.
  • Vincent Pastore and Dan Hedaya also worked together in American Cousins, released in 2003.

What is the Storyline of "The Hurricane":

The film tells the story of middleweight boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose conviction for a Paterson, New Jersey triple murder was set aside after he had spent almost 20 years in prison. Narrating Carter's life, the film concentrates on the period between 1966 and 1985. It describes his fight against the conviction for triple murder and how he copes with nearly twenty years in prison. In a parallel plot, an underprivileged youth from Brooklyn, Lesra Martin, becomes interested in Carter's life and [...]

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