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The Harder They Fall

Director: Jeymes Samuel Run Time: 139 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2021

Starring: Damon Wayans Jr., Danielle Deadwyler, Delroy Lindo, Edi Gathegi, Idris Elba, Jonathan Majors, LaKeith Stanfield, Regina King, RJ Cyler, Zazie Beetz


A seriously fun neo-Western backed by a killer, needle-drop soundtrack and packed with charisma from top to bottom, THE HARDER THEY FALL really deserves to be seen on the big screen. Writer/director Jeymes Samuel elevates the relatively straightforward anti-hero revenge plot by basing most of his characters on colorful, real-life figures from the American West – all of whom happen to have been Black.

“An exciting mess of a movie, lit as if shining the frontier sun through a prism, Jeymes Samuel’s bold, kinetic all-Black Western ‘The Harder They Fall’ is a must-see.” – Combustible Celluloid

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