Show Me a Hero (TV Miniseries)
- Original title
Show Me a Hero
- Running time
- 365 min.
- United States
David Simon (Creator),
David Simon, Lisa Belkin, William F. Zorzi
Nathan Larson (Songs: Bruce Springsteen)
LaTanya Richardson Jackson,
McKinley Belcher III,
Home Box Office (HBO) / Pretty Pictures
Drama | TV Miniseries. Based On A True Story. Politics. 1980s. Racism
- Synopsis / Plot
- This six-part miniseries explores notions of home, race and community through the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats, activists and ordinary citizens in Yonkers, NY. Nick Wasicsko, the young mayor of this mid-sized American city, is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future.
: Golden Globes: Best Actor in Miniseries/TV Movie (Oscar Isaac)
: Satellite Awards: 3 Nominations including Best Miniseries
: Critics Choice Awards: 3 Nominations including Best Miniseries/TV Movie
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nom. for Best Director (Miniseries/TV Movie)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay (Long Form)
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