★★★★★ – Observer
"Daniel Kaluuya dazzles as betrayed Black Panther leader" – The Times
This electrifying thriller from Shaka King is based on the real-life case of William O'Neal, an FBI informant who infiltrated the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.
Arrested for car theft, 19 year old petty criminal O’Neal (Lakeith Stanfield) is coerced by the FBI to gather intelligence on Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya, on Oscar-winning form).
Growing close to the enigmatic leader, O’Neal struggles with his conscience as the FBI become determined to neutralise Hampton.
Dir: Shaka King
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield
USA 2021, 126mins