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American Violet

Title American Violet
Date 2009
Summary "About the wrongful arrest on trumped drug charges of a young black mother of four children in a small Texas town. She was one of many black males and females arrested in a drug sweep. The ACLU arranges for a local lawyer to represent her as the plaintiff in a lawsuit against the county and the DA for racial discrimination. After the confidential informant who provided the information the arrests were based on is exposed as a liar and influenced by the police and DA, the charges are dropped against all the defendants who had not taken a plea bargain. "
Type Fact based drama
Media Film
Country US
Format Released to theaters
Pages DVD
1st Ed/Copyright
Original Title
Originally Published
Official Website
Alternate Website
Barnes & Noble
Alternate Edition
Released By
Producer Bill Haney
Director Tim Disney
Screenwriter Bill Haney
Running Time
Color/B&W Color
Based On Actual case
Available on Video/DVD?
Starring "Will Patton, Charles Dutton, Alfre Woodard and Nicole Beharie"

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