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American violet, [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn Films and Uncommon Productions ; produced and written by Bill Haney ; directed by Tim Disney

Label
American violet, [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn Films and Uncommon Productions ; produced and written by Bill Haney ; directed by Tim Disney
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material, violence, drug references and language
Main title
American violet
Medium
videorecording DVD
Responsibility statement
[presented by] Samuel Goldwyn Films and Uncommon Productions ; produced and written by Bill Haney ; directed by Tim Disney
Runtime
103
Summary
A young, single mother of four is wrongly accused of selling drugs near a school and is offered a plea deal that would force her to admit to a crime she didn't commit. She challenges the laws of Texas when, instead of ruining her life with a conviction, she decides to sue the DA for racial discrimination in a case that changes her life as well as the laws of her state. Based on a true story
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action