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White Boy Rick

Rated NR 111 min. 2018

Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, WHITE BOY RICK is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe, who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.

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Official Site: www.whiteboyrick.movie

Director: Yann Demange

Writer: Andy Weiss, Logan Miller, Noah Miller and Steve Kloves

Producer: John Lesher, Julie Yorn, Darren Aronofsky and Scott Franklin

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Rory Cochrane, RJ Cyler, Jonathan Majors, Eddie Marsan and Bruce Dern

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