Film Screenings

The Hurricane | Film Club

When: 2013-02-12 17:00 - 2013-02-12 19:20
Where: American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Entry fee: Free

The Hurricane is a 1999 biographical film directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Denzel Washington. The script was adapted by Armyan Bernstein and Dan Gordon from the books Lazarus and the Hurricane: The Freeing of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (published in 1991), by Sam Chaiton and Terry Swinton, and The Sixteenth Round: From Number 1 Contender To #45472 (published in 1974), by Rubin “Hurricane” Carter.The film tells the story of a former middleweight boxing champion who was convicted for a triple homicide in a bar in Paterson, New Jersey.

In English, with English subtitles (140 minutes).