The Burial (2023)

Drama, General Film

Director: Maggie Betts

Writer(s): Doug Wright and Maggie Betts (screenplay); Jonathan Harr (article)

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tommy Lee Jones, Jurnee Smollett, Alan Ruck, Mamoudou Athie, Pamela Reed, Bill Camp, Amanda Warren, Dorian Missick, Tywayne Wheatt, Lance E. Nichols, Keith Jefferson, B.J. Clinkscales, Doug Spearman, Gralen Bryant Banks, Olivia Brody, David Maldonado, Billy Slaughter, Christopher Winchester, Christopher Winchester, Lorna Street Dopson, Erika Robel, Fracaswell Hyman, Donna Duplantier, David Alexander, Dan Sheynin, Andrea Frankle, Logan Macrae, Jalene Mack, Sam Malone, Nicole Collins, Summer Selby, Evan Brinkman, Cat Wilkinson, David Shae, Eric Mendenhall, Dan Thorp, George Ketsios, Mike Harkins, Patrick Gallagher, Reynada Robinson, Dennis Hornsby, Michael Hinson, J’olie Daniels, Khloe Grace, LeBaron Foster Thornton, Kamille McCuin, Xavier Mills, Jasmine Thomas, Shanessa Sweeney, Jason Bayle, Michael Francis Horn, Teisha Speight, Hunter Zion Bell, Jesse Gavin, Jim Klock, Vince Pisani, Willie E. Gary, Brad Blanchard, Tracy Brotherton, Marcqus Clark, Wendy Conrad, Elisha Davis, Elijah Evans, Rose Bianca Grue, Monica Rosetta Harrison, Ken Knight, Suzette Lange, Cynthia LeBlanc, Elton LeBlanc, Pete Mangum, Tedrick Martin, Patrick Robinson, Devyn Sandidge, David Storm, Paris Turner, Peyton Turner, Jennifer Lynn Warren, Michael Wozniak

Synopsis: A charismatic personal injury lawyer famous for his impressive track record and loudly unconventional approach decides to help a funeral home owner save his family business from a predatory corporate behemoth. In a move to bring emotional resonance to a dry contract law case, the lawyer digs up an unexpected and complex web of race, power, and oppression that forces everyone to examine long buried prejudices they didn’t know they had. READ REVIEW

Release Date: October 13, 2023 (USA) | Length: 126 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for language. | Note(s): Original announcement. Jamie Foxx and Datari Turner are producers on this project. Based on a New Yorker article by Jonathan Harr. I need to watch the film to identify Monica Rosetta Harrison. Premiered at the