American history X

American History X

USA, 1998, col.

Dir.: Tony Kaye. Scr.: David McKenna. Cin.: Tony Kaye. Ed.: Jerry Greenberg, Alan Heim. Mus.: Anne Dudley. Cast: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo. Prod.: New Line Cinema, Savoy Pictures. Dur.: 119΄.

Derek Vinyard, an articulate L.A. skinhead just released from prison for the murder of two young black men. The drama unfolds as two parallel stories. The-present, in color, presents Vinyard with the dilemma of talking his admiring younger brother out of the nazi beliefs. The past plays out in black-and-white, to show how the two brothers got to where they are.

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