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Burden is a movie starring Andrea Riseborough, Garrett Hedlund, and Forest Whitaker. When a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan opens in a South Carolina town, the idealistic Reverend Kennedy strives to keep the peace even as he...

Running Time
1 hours 57 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Andrew Heckler
Writer
Andrew Heckler
Actors
Forest Whitaker, Garrett Hedlund, Andrea Riseborough, Tom Wilkinson
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

When a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan opens in a South Carolina town, the idealistic Reverend Kennedy strives to keep the peace even as he urges the group's Grand Dragon to disavow his racist past.

Comments about drama «Burden» (14)

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Joshua

Let me say, I've been in the business long enough to know that movies about the real world are seldom made. Sure, some are good and some are great, but when you're a high budget feature film you expect it to be just that. That is, a movie about the real world, but not made by Hollywood. Then, of course, you have to look for it, and then you will get it. This movie is not made by Hollywood. If you like documentaries and real life you'll like this. I just can't say this is a great movie, but it's not a bad one. It's just a very good one. I'd give it a rating of 7.5.

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Roger

I went to see this film in my home town in June and was very pleasantly surprised. The cinematography is superb and the acting is very good. The story of the film is compelling and it is not at all predictable. I do not like to say this but the film is very spiritual in its message. It is about the power of forgiveness and hope and how we can use our gifts to help others. I was moved by this film. It is a film that will make you feel good and will make you think. It is a very strong film that will make you think.

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Ruth W.

I don't know if I would call this a movie but it is a good drama/drama-thriller. I've seen many movies lately that I can't stand. Some are good, some are not, and this is one that I can't stand. The first half is an overly dramatic drama. There are so many scenes that seem to be about to turn a tragic event into a good story. But the last quarter of the movie is not as dramatic but the movie still ends up being quite dramatic and a bit of a drama. This is what makes this movie feel so much like a drama and not a movie. I recommend this movie to people who are looking for a good drama. It is not a movie that people will be getting out of it and saying, "Oh, I love this movie. It was good."

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Brian

The only reason I gave this movie a 7, instead of a 10, is because it felt very much like a TV movie. Not because of the acting, the dialogue or the direction, but because I think this could have been a better film. For a movie to have its own genre, it has to be something special. Well, for me, it is not. If you have seen a lot of movies that are not based on books, chances are you will see what I mean. This film was extremely disappointing. I felt like I was watching a television episode of Scary Movie. The acting was good, the script was bad, the direction was very weak, and the film looked like a video game (cough-Doom-Cough). I could not take this movie seriously, and it seemed like I was watching a commercial for some movies I had not seen. And, as I said, it felt like a TV episode of Scary Movie. I feel like I am being very generous in giving this movie a 7, because I do not think it deserved it. If you are a fan of a certain type of movie, this one is not for you. It is not for any fans of this type of movie. But, if you are a fan of Scary Movie, this is for you.

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Denise Romero

I'm not a big fan of art films, but this film has a powerful and emotional impact on me. It's a story about two young people from different backgrounds who come together to share a passion, and a burden. What starts out as a naive friendship soon becomes a burden on the shoulders of two young adults. The film is very well acted, with great performances by all, particularly Ben Mendelsohn and Sophie Okonedo. The direction is excellent and the camera work is powerful. The first half of the film is very powerful, and the second half of the film is a great emotional roller coaster. I'm looking forward to seeing this film again, and I hope it makes it to the Oscar stage, because it deserves it.

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Teresa O.

This movie had its flaws, but it had its moments. It was a very slow film and did take a little while for me to get into it, but it did start out slow, but it got better and better. There were a few very bad acting performances, but they were few and far between. The story is very interesting and I will be looking forward to the sequel. Overall, it was worth a watch and I would recommend this movie.

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Susan

Tears of the Sun is a documentary about a great man, who has suffered with a condition called aphasia, that is, the inability to speak. He's a great writer, but a terrible speaker. He can't even articulate himself to his wife, who suffers from the same condition. He's unable to make a phone call or even talk to anyone, so he's left to his dog, which he loves dearly. But the dog is not as good at communicating as he is. He's a bit of a genius, and he uses his dog to communicate with his wife. It's a beautiful film about a great man who doesn't really understand the world, but who has the ability to communicate with his dog. It's very touching, and you really feel for the man. This film is so good that I recommend it to anyone.

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Angela Munoz

A classic, if I may say so, a great tragedy about the difficult nature of human life and the search for meaning in the everyday life of its inhabitants. I was lucky enough to see it for the first time, and thought it was just like the other great tragedies of the 20th century, like "Death at a Funeral" or "The Virgin Suicides", but without the quality of the characters. Of course, it's a beautiful and intimate movie with a good soundtrack and some interesting photography. It is not a movie with high acting or especially a masterpiece, but it's a very good film, which is very, very sad, which will be a must-see for all sad film fans. 8/10

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Rose

I found this film to be both entertaining and insightful. I was especially impressed with the way the director "Wright" dealt with the subject matter of a young woman who is trying to cope with a pregnancy and raising a child. The film shows the influence of her mother's and sister's influence on her. It also shows the various aspects of her relationship with her mother, her sister and her mother's boyfriend. The music score is great. The film is shot beautifully. I especially liked the movie shot of the lake in which the mother lives. I think it is a great film to watch.

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Megan N.

I liked the film. It was slow and at times boring, but it was interesting. I thought the acting was good, and the direction was good. The story line was interesting and the ending was a bit predictable. I liked the music, and the cinematography was good. I thought the story was interesting. It is slow, but it is good. I will recommend this film to anyone who likes films that are slow and have good acting.

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Lawrence B.

I loved the way this film went about how it deals with the protagonist's feelings. The film is a testament to how an artist can make his/her own art. The film is also a great lesson in the relationship between art and the audience. The film was well acted and beautifully shot. It had a good story and some great messages. I thought the film was well paced and had a nice ending. I would recommend this film to anyone who enjoys art films and films with a good message. This is a movie that anyone can enjoy.

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Frank Ortiz

I read the other reviews and they were not very positive. I thought the film had a good plot, some of the characters were developed a little bit too much and some of the "happy endings" were a little bit contrived. I just saw the movie a couple of days ago, and I still think it was a good movie. If you like "Hugo" or "The Bicycle Thief", then this is for you. I would not recommend this movie to people who are looking for a "happy ending". I think it is more about the struggle of a person who wants to live. It is not a "happy ending" movie at all, but the struggle of a person who is struggling to live.

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Vincent M.

The first time I saw this film, I thought it was quite good, but had to slow down. I thought that I was going to fall asleep at the movie, but I didn't. The movie is slow but very compelling. The last scene is quite chilling, and you feel the pain of being in a state of stress. Although the film might not be for everyone, the experience is worth it. The movie is based on a true story about a very ordinary woman who found herself in a state of panic and depression, only to find out that her husband and children were murdered. She tries to find the truth and has her own story about her experiences. I personally feel that this movie should be watched by everyone, as it is an excellent movie. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Lisa Carr

It's hard to put into words how much this movie was moving and uplifting to me. I was sitting in the theatre, just a few hours ago, when the movie ended and my heart sank a little. My family and I couldn't believe it was over. So many of us are touched by the idea that any life can be lived, even if it's only through the grace of God. This movie was for me. I want to have my own children and grandchildren so that they can have the same experiences as my parents and grandparents had. I want to watch them grow and enjoy life and enjoy the people in their lives. And I want to keep them healthy and happy. It's that simple. I hope that other people who watched the movie and loved it will find it as uplifting as I did. The movie was beautifully done, the music was beautiful, and the actors did an outstanding job of portraying these people. It's wonderful to have a movie that will touch you as it touched me.