Heavens Fall

Heavens Fall

  • PG-13
  • 2005
  • 1 min
  • 6.7  (1,259)

In 1931 when nine black men are accused of raping a white woman and sentenced to death, it causes a nationwide debate. In fact, there is such a public uproar that the cases are retried in the U.S. Supreme court and a lawyer, Samuel Liebowitz decides to act in their defense. In an era and state in which racism is rampant, it becomes taxing for this lawyer to perform his duties. However, with a certain conviction and a hankering for justice, Liebowitz continues to fight for what he believes in. This movie reveals the courage it takes to make a difference.

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Description
In 1931 when nine black men are accused of raping a white woman and sentenced to death, it causes a nationwide debate. In fact, there is such a public uproar that the cases are retried in the U.S. Supreme court and a lawyer, Samuel Liebowitz decides to act in their defense. In an era and state in which racism is rampant, it becomes taxing for this lawyer to perform his duties. However, with a certain conviction and a hankering for justice, Liebowitz continues to fight for what he believes in. This movie reveals the courage it takes to make a difference.
  • Release Date
    2005
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (1,259)