Ghosts of Mississippi Full Movie

Ghosts of Mississippi posterPlot: Ghosts of Mississippi is a real-life drama covering the final trial of Byron De La Beckwith, the assassin of heroic civil rights leader Medgar Evers. The movie begins with the murder on June 12, 1963 and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in hung juries. The movie then covers district attorney Bobby De Laughter's transformation and alliance with Myrlie Evers, Medgar Evers' widow, as he becomes more involved with bringing Beckwith to trial for the third time 30 years later. Byron De La Beckwith was convicted on February 5, 1994, after having remained a free man for much of the 30 years after the murder, giving justice for Medgar Evers' family.
Rating: 6.7/10 (8736 votes)
Director: Rob Reiner
Writer: Lewis Colick
Stars: Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Virginia Madsen, Whoopi Goldberg
Runtime: 130 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, History
Released: 1997 Jan 03