Burden Movie

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Who's Involved:

Garrett Hedlund, Forest Whitaker, Andrea Riseborough, Robbie Brenner, Usher Raymond, Crystal Fox, Tom Wilkinson, Tess Harper, Bill Kenwright, Andrew Heckler

Release Date:

Friday, February 28, 2020 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hrs, 9 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker (The Butler, Black Panther) and Garrett Hedlund (Mudbound) star in a powerful and timely true-story of faith and love overcoming hate. Set in a small South Carolina town scarred from deep-rooted racism in the mid-nineties, an unlikely friendship forms when an African American Reverend (Whitaker) shelters Mike Burden (Hedlund) a KKK member, along with his girlfriend Judy, a single mother played by Andrea Riseborough. Through his faith and love, Reverend Kennedy helps Mike leave his violent past in the Klan ultimately helping to heal the community.

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Key Facts

  1. Based on a true story.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 10, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

Burden Release Date: When was it released?

Burden was released in 2020 on Friday, February 28, 2020 (Limited release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including The Invisible Man, The Ride and Wendy.

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