A French couple try to evict the man who bought their basement when he moves in & is discovered to be a Neo-Nazi influencing their daughter.
Though Amsterdam is a romantic comedy-thriller set in the 30s, it deals with racism & fascism, making it very relevant to today’s fascists movement.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022)
A young Korean woman with ASD is given a trial period by a large Seoul law firm where her eidetic memory & high IQ help her to solve cases, thus making her a valuable asset despite her social awkwardness.
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)
A girl growing up alone in a Southern marsh, forgotten by a lover who goes away & accused of killing another, succeeds as an author.
Blue Bayou (2021)
A Korean American. happy with his wife & stepdaughter, is faced with deportation following an assault & false arrest by a racist cop.
A widowed father tries coping with raising a baby daughter despite the doubts of friends & family because of his immaturity.
Chasing Freedom (2004)
A self-centered lawyer is changed into a compassionate human being when she is made to defend an Afghan woman who will be killed if she is deported back to her own country.
A Case of Deadly Force (1986)
The true story based on Lawrence O’Donnell’s book about how his lawyer father fought successfully to prove the Boston Police Depart. covered up their shooting of a black man.
Roxie Hart (1942)
Based on the 1926 play CHICAGO, this is the satirical story of how a brash lawyer got a wannabe married dancer freed of the charge of murdering her lover, the lesson being how fickle the press & public are.
Filled with music & sexy dances, Chicago is set in the jazz era when 2 women kill their lovers and a flamboyant lawyer uses the press & theatrics to convince jurors to acquit them, showing the public as fickle & the law as easily manipulated.