Set in rural Mississippi in 1964, Mississippi Burning is about two FBI agents, played by Willem Dafoe and Gene Hackman, who have very different styles of work, investigate the disappearances of civil rights activists. They are shocked at the state of the segregation in the south.
Filmed In: Lafayette, Alabama; Bovina, Braxton, Canton, Jackson, New Hebron, Port Gibson, Vaiden and Vicksburg, Mississippi.
If You Like: A Time to Kill, The Pelican Brief
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