To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

Plot Keywords: sibling relationship, black people, falsely accused, based on novel or book, becoming an adult, isolation, arbitrary law, socially deprived family, tree house, alabama, farm worker, intolerance, exclusion, court case, defence, right and justice, court, racism, child, 1930s, courtroom drama, based on young adult novel

DirectorRobert Mulligan
WritersHorton Foote, Harper Lee
Production CompaniesPakula-Mulligan, Brentwood Productions
Production CountryUnited States of America
Spoken LanguageEnglish

Alternate Titles

梅崗城故事
De onbekende in de schaduw