American History X


A boy follows his big brother into Neo-Nazism.







Further Summary:

Like most teenagers Danny Vinyard is influenced by his older brother, but in his case his brother Derek is a skinhead. When Danny writes an enthusiastic report about Hitler's 'Mein Kampf',  the school principal makes him choose: either write an essay about Derek or be kicked out of school. Derek's hatred of other races stems from the murder of his father. Derek joins a gang and ends up in jail for murder. Once free, Derek has changed. He wants to confront some people, including his own brother ...


Qualities: In my opinion this movie shows both sides of racism, not just the glorified leftish view like most racism related movies tend to do , Edward Norton

1 comment:

  1. Edward Norton was just incredible in this. Great movie!

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