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Steel Toes (2007)

Steel Toes





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Academy award nominee David Strathairn stars in co-directors David Gow and Mark Adam's fiery tale of a Jewish, court appointed lawyer assigned the task of defending a murderous neo-Nazi skinhead. David Dunkleman (Strathairn) is a Jewish liberal humanist and a lawyer who works for the court system. Mike Downey (Andrew Walker) is a fierce member of the Aryan brotherhood who stands accused of a brutal, racially motivated murder. Now, behind prison walls, these two disparate souls will clash in the ultimate struggle of ideology as Dunkleman boldly attempts top put his professional beliefs before his personal beliefs, and his client clings to the hate that now threatens to consume both men from the inside out . ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: R (for a brutal attack and for language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: , ,
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On DVD: Sep 4, 2007

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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Unpleasant courtroom psychological drama that is well-acted and well-meaning but fails in its attempt to be convincing in delivering its humanist message.

Full Review… | August 19, 2008
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Not nearly as intriguing as watching paint dry...

Moe E

Super Reviewer


This is a must see movie! It has so much power it sucks you in. You feel like you are right there living it and feeling it. it shows how even the harshist of minds can be changed by leading them threw there own mind to see why they are wrong.

james & john see

This movie does move a bit slow, but sadly does show the racial hatred that does and probably always will be in our society. Powerful performance between Jewish Lawyer and a Skinhead. Probably not a movie everyone will enjoy, but I found it very well executed.


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