Show Me a Hero, episode 5,6
A series inspired by true events. Written by David Simon.
‘80s. In Yonkers, a medium-sized town in the state of New York, a
26-year-old Nick Wasicsko (Oscar Isaac) becomes its mayor, being the
youngest mayor in the USA. He has to face the largest civic crisis since
the ‘60s of 20th century: according to a federal court ruling, he needs
to build cheap communal apartments in a quarter inhabited by wealthy
white families. The decision stirs unrest and increases racist violence.
directed by Paul Haggis
written by David Simon, Lisa Belkin, Wiliam F. Zorzi
director of photography Andrij Parekh
edited by Jo Francis, Kate Sanford
Isaac, Carla Quevedo, Peter Riegert, Winona Ryder, James Belushi,
Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina, LaTanya Richardson Jackson