Cinema: Black + White = Grey

Hurry Sundown is a gigantic masquerade in which the participants put on two things: a Southern accent and the audience. Based on K. B. Gilden's 1965 bestseller, Hurry Sundown examines Georgia's effluent society after World War II. Its focus is the fortunes and follies of the Warren family, a sorry collection of scapegraces and scapegoats. Henry, played by England's Michael Caine with a surprisingly plausible spoonbread locution, is a draft-dodging mongrel. He aims to become a real estate mogul by grabbing passels of farm land from his soldier-cousin Rad (John Phillip Law) and...

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