Burden (2018)

Feb 28, 2020 | Drama, General Film

Director: Andrew Heckler

Writer(s): Andrew Heckler

Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Andrea Riseborough, Forest Whitaker, Tom Wilkinson, Tess Harper, Anna Colwell, Usher Raymond, Crystal R. Fox, Austin Hébert, Dexter Darden, Jason Davis, Robin Dyke, Michael David Yuhl, Charles Green, Tia Hendricks, Sydney Shea Barker, Jessejames Locorriere, Joshua Burge, Lindsey Moser, Jeff Pope, Alex Van, Roman Spink, Tian Richards, Timothy J. Richardson, Fiona Domenica, Daniel Guttenberg, Taylor Gregory, Al Mitchell, Nicole Dupre Sobchack, Kailyn Gainer, Neva Howell, Thomas Mark Higgins, Romar Bennett, Estes Tarver, Nancy Cummings, Bina Forbes, Alex Sunkins, Walt Elder, Ryan Newton, Tyrin Niles, Christopher Tricas, Cameron Wilder, Bruce W Greene, Bartholomeus De Meirsman, Taylor Dombek, Nicholas Storm, Spencer Edwards, Devin Bright, Malik Big Leak Smith, Erick Wofford, Andrea Baldwin, Jarreth Smith, Laura Miller, Xavier L. Shelton, Stephanie Long, Bryan Hibbard, Wesley Williams, Uday Vyas, David Shelton Sr., Tyreecio Bozeman, Melissa Youngblood, Carolyn Jones Ellis, Faith Blankenship, Kerry McCoy, Oji Miller-Fernandes, William Walker, Christina Michelle Williams

Synopsis: Based on the inspiring true story of the bridging of one of the biggest racial divides imaginable. Mike Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away from the Klan when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, Reverend Kennedy, takes in Mike, his girlfriend and her son, protecting them, and accepting them into their community. READ REVIEW

Release Date: February 28, 2020 (USA) | Length: 129 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for disturbing violent content, and language throughout including racial epithets.

Note: Film to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2018. Above is the theatrical release date.