"A delight." - Boston Globe
"One of the best films of the year." - Stuff Magazine
"Breathtakingly beautiful." - Vox
"A rollicking powerhouse of a pic, bristling with lyricism, darkness, and devilish wit." - 7 Days
A Stranger in the Kingdom (1998)
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Murder wasn't the only crime this town would never forget. Hidden beneath its rustic charm, Kingdom County was a lawless frontier. Inspired by true events, A Stranger in the Kingdom tells the story of a small Vermont town where powerful conflicts arise when a black former Army chaplain arrives as the towns new pastor and, before long, finds himself charged with adultery and murder. A potent and unforgettable mystery with off-beat characters, vivid action, stunning photography, and double-edged wit.