Director: Robert Mulligan
Starring: Gregory Peck, Brock Peters, Robert Duvall,
Running time: 2h 19mins full programme including ads and trailers
Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck), a scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer in the Depression-era and racially divided South, puts his career on the line when he agrees to represent Tom Robinson, a black man accused of rape. As he struggles to shield his son and daughter from prejudice, the children also have to confront their fear of local recluse Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). Selected by our General Manager, this moving and timeless Hollywood masterpiece about injustice and intolerance won three Oscars, including Best Actor for Gregory Peck.