White Boy Rick

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Original title White Boy Rick
Category Crime, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2018
Production Country
Directors Yann Demange
Cast Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bel Powley, RJ Cyler, Rory Cochrane, Eddie Marsan, Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie, Brian Tyree Henry, Taylour Paige, Jonathan Majors, Kyanna Simone Simpson, Brad Carter, Brian Wolfman Black Bowman, Lawrence Adimora
Distributor Sony Pictures

Synopsis

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 Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.