Paul Edgecomb is the chief guard on death row in a U.S. Southern prison in the late 1950's. A huge black inmate named John Coffey awaits his execution. Racism and prejudice are themes in this war time drama of civil courage and the power of magic.
Released on the 1999-12-10
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1930s, African American, Brain Tumor, Child Murderer, Corn Bread, Cystitis, Dead Child, Death Penalty, Death Row, Elektric Chair, Ethnic Stereotype, Execution, Fear of the dark, God, Healing, Home for the Aged, Indian, Innocent Detained Person, Jail Guard, Lynchmob, Mentally Disabled, Miracle, Moral Conflict, Mouse, Murder, Mäusestadt, Present, Prison, Racism, Redemption, Religion and Supernatural, Right and Justice, Sadistic, Southern U.S., Sponge, Supernatural, The Past, Vollzugsbeamter, World Economic Crisis, grüner Boden, rote Farbe
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