A bold and visionary debut, Night Catches Us deals with the history about the history of the Black Panther, police brutality, and the sins of the past. Kerry Washington and Anthony Mackie give electric performances as does the rest of the cast. An underrated film, I hope we get to see more from Tanya Hamilton.
"Night Catches Us" takes place in Philadelphia of 1976 when the Black Panthers are still alive in the memory. The film doesn't open with that large canvas, however, but with a small one. Marcus ( Anthony Mackie ) walks past a Cadillac in a driveway and into a house, and is told "your father is in the living room." Night Catches Us -- Film Review. 8:29 PM PDT 10/14/2010 by More Sundance reviews PARK CITY -- There is something chasing the characters in "Night Catches Us," and that is the personal and Mar 25, 2011 · Night Catches Us Buy or Rent. Rating: R Released: 2010 Running time: 1:29:38 The Ultimate Gift YouTube Movies. 2007 · Drama; 1:57:10. With Great Power: The Stan T he past looms large over Night Catches Us, in which deciding to continue fighting the old fight or opting for survival are choices that exact a heavy toll.Set in a 1976 Philadelphia still grappling with its Black Panthers legacy, writer-director Tanya Hamilton’s film pivots around the return of Marcus (Anthony Mackie) for his dad’s funeral after a four-year absence motivated by the Dec 10, 2010 · “Night Catches Us,” as its title hints, focuses on the almost unbearable weight of the past and the power it can have to overshadow and suffocate the present with the taint of secrets inside Dec 03, 2010 · Night Catches Us is a perfectly adequate movie. It is a solid B effort. It is firmly and purposefully decent. Tanya Hamilton made a film that strives to be nothing more than what it is. There are no moments that
Night Catches Us In 1976, after years of mysterious absence, Marcus returns to the Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age in the midst of the Black Power movement. While his arrival raises suspicion among his family and former neighbors, he finds acceptance from his old friend Patricia and her daughter.
Dec 10, 2010 · “Night Catches Us,” as its title hints, focuses on the almost unbearable weight of the past and the power it can have to overshadow and suffocate the present with the taint of secrets inside Dec 03, 2010 · Night Catches Us is a perfectly adequate movie. It is a solid B effort. It is firmly and purposefully decent. Tanya Hamilton made a film that strives to be nothing more than what it is. There are no moments that
Night Catches Us shouldn't be confused for something as blanket as "that black panther movie" or even a political movie, but more like a story about what it really takes to move on when you're so
Night Catches Us on DVD February 1, 2011 starring Kerry Washington, Anthony Mackie, Novella Nelson. The film takes place in 1978 and focuses on the broken love affair between two former Black Panther members (Mos Def and Okonedo) and is tol Oct 26, 2010 · Night Catches Us dodges all the bullets. Night is the story of a group of Philadelphians in 1976 dealing with the collapse of the Black Panther Party and the continuing misconduct of the police. It refuses to mythologize the 1970s — without ignoring its mythology — and keeps the story intimate and subtle, with director Tanya Hamilton’s Dec 02, 2010 · Night Catches Us, Tanya Hamilton's first feature as a director, is something to cherish. Set in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in the summer of 1976, the film catches us up on two form…