Director Dee Rees Talks ‘Mudbound,’ Shared History & Future Projects [Interview]

Director Dee Rees Talks ‘Mudbound,’ Shared History & Future Projects [Interview]
Mudbound - Still 2Director Dee Rees Talks ‘Mudbound,’ Shared History & Future Projects [Interview]

Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” is a complex and invigorating account of post-WWII racial tensions in 1940s Mississippi. The film addresses, with astute sensitivity, the timeless racial struggles still at play in America. Rees, whose “Pariah” remains one of the most underrated films of this decade, tells the story of two soldiers, one white and one black (Garrett Hedlund and Jason Mitchell), returning home to rural Mississippi, having seen the horrors of war and struggling to deal with racial injustices they must confront.


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