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Comment on American History X: Dinner Table

Release: 1999-02-12
American History X
Dinner Table Scene
Clip Description
While sitting around the dinner table, Derek (Edward Norton) discusses black culture, the KKK and Jewish suppression with his family and his Mother's boyfriend.
Movie Description
Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.
Tony Kaye
New Line Cinema