Rosewood

Synopsis: Ving Rhames stars as Mann, a drifter caught in Rosewood, a town filled with racial prejudice. He ends up aiding the surviving African-Americans escape the town, with the help of a humble store owner played by Jon Voight.
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Director(s): John Singleton
Production: Warner Home Video
  3 wins & 10 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.2
Metacritic:
71
Rotten Tomatoes:
85%
R
Year:
1997
140 min
425 Views


That's a pretty horse, sir.

Thank you.

Now, Lemuel,

you know me, I'm fair.

I charge a dollar a jug.

But since you're

into me for $12 already,

I'm going to have

to put you down for three.

Three dollars?

Oh, now, Mr. Wright,

that ain't fair.

I... I know

I owes you a lots,

but I'm

a regular customer.

One dollar.

Thank you, Mr. Wright.

You better stop

drinking, Lemuel,

before I own...

your house.

Free of charge.

Go see after

your father.

Thank you, Mr. Wright.

Future customer.

Sorry, I don't extend

credit to strangers.

You own that plot

of land across the way?

I will...

this time tomorrow.

Look at this,

all these melons, no good.

Spoiled. Hog food now.

Jewel, darlin',

you got to throw these out.

You got some.45 shells?

Clean out.

Be going to Gainesville

first thing in the morning.

I'll pick some up.

You still be around then?

Might be.

What's wrong

with you two today?

Every time I try to tell you

to do something,

you won't listen.

You know, I will smack you.

I'll smack you.

No more playtime for you, none.

Not today.

Mornin', teacher, ma'am.

I wonder

if you can tell me...

where a man can find

hisself a good meal?

Y'all go inside.

Well, my name ain't

"teacher, ma'am." It's Beulah.

Folks I know

call me Scrappie.

Well, folks I know

call me Mann...

Miss Scrappie.

Nice to meet you,

Mr. Mann.

Likewise.

Now, this here Rattler,

Mr. Mann.

He a deer dog.

He help me hunt,

'cause he can get real quiet,

know what I mean?

All right, come on, boy.

This way now. This way.

So, what, uh,

what you selling now,

Mr. Mann?

What makes you think I'm selling

something, Mr. Carrier?

Well, I figure a colored fellow

with nowhere particular to be,

that man be

sellin' something...

or he runnin'.

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Gregory Poirier

Gregory Stephen Poirier (born May 19, 1961) is an American film and television writer, director, and producer. more…

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