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Director  Kyle Schickner
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Country  United States
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Writer  Kyle Schickner
Language  English
Strange Fruit (film) movie poster
Release date  2004
Genres  LGBT, Drama, Crime Fiction
Editors  Kyle Schickner, Michael Simms
Cast  Kent Faulcon, Berlinda Tolbert, David Raibon, Sam Jones, Ed Brigadier, Charlie Schroeder
Similar movies  Kyle Schickner directed Strange Fruit and Steam, Spinning into Butter (2007), A Gathering of Old Men (1987), Brother to Brother (2004), The Siege (1998)

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Strange Fruit is a 2004 film written and directed by Kyle Schickner and produced by FenceSitter Films. It stars Kent Faulcon as William Boyals and Berlinda Tolbert as Emma Ayers. The title comes from the 1939 Billie Holiday song.

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Plot

New York attorney William Boyals has escaped the Louisiana bayou of his childhood, but he must return to investigate the death of a childhood friend who, like Boyals himself, was both black and gay.

Cast

  • Kent Faulcon as William Boyals
  • Berlinda Tolbert as Emma Ayers
  • David Raibon as Duane Ayers
  • Christopher Warren as Cedric
  • Sam Jones as Sheriff Jensey
  • Vergil J. Smith as Jo-Jo
  • Shane Woodson as Jordan Walker
  • Ed Brigadier as Arnold West
  • Charlie Schroeder as Tommy
  • Jared Day as Deputy Conover
  • Jon Finck as Deputy Adams
  • Ron Bottitta as Dep. Curtis Butler
  • Christopher May as Deputy Mathers
  • Cecile M. Johnson as Martha Boyals
  • Alex Boling as Paulie (voice)
  • Emily Gorgen as Tanya
  • Earl Thompson as Manny
  • Harace Carpenter as Buddy Bleu
  • Leon Morenzie as Walter Durant
  • Ron Allen as Kelvin Ayers
  • Walt Turner as Jerry West
  • Wilbert Lewis as Preacher
  • Gavin Lewis as AndrĂ©
  • Carlo Daquin as Derrik
  • Tommy Cole as Diesel
  • Tory Andrews as Angry Gaytor Patron
  • Arthur LeBlanc as Cyril
  • Randy Maggiore as Lowell
  • Lakesha Lenoir as Ruby
  • Ted Duhon as Deputy Guidry
  • Agnes DeRouen as Reporter
  • Richard Pushkin as Doctor
  • David L. Corrigan as Deputy Blaine
  • Production

    When told by producers, who had offered the film a $6 million budget, that the lead character could not be both black and gay, Kyle Schickner left the studio to produce the film for only $250,000.

    References

    Strange Fruit (film) Wikipedia
    Strange Fruit (film) IMDb Strange Fruit (film) themoviedb.org


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