Blind Faith (1998 film)

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Blind Faith
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Directed byErnest R. Dickerson
Written byFrank Military
StarringCharles S. Dutton
Courtney B. Vance
Lonette McKee
Distributed byRoxie Releasing
Showtime Entertainment
Release date
January 20, 1998 (1998-01-20)
CountryUnited States

Blind Faith is a 1998 film directed by Ernest R. Dickerson and starring Charles S. Dutton, Courtney B. Vance, and Lonette McKee.


In 1957 Bronx, Charlie Williams (Garland Whitt), the 18-year-old son of a Black NYPD policeman Charles Williams Sr. (Charles S. Dutton) is arrested for the murder of an Irish youth in Van Cortland Park. Charles' younger brother John (Courtney B. Vance), a respected lawyer defends Charlie and soon discovers there is more to the case than what appears on the surface.



Dutton was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role in the film, and Vance was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. The film itself was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay.

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