White Boy Rick to premier on &PrivéHD

The film airs Saturday, July 27 at 1 pm and 9 pm on the channel

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Jul 22, 2019 3:46 PM
White Boy

&PrivéHD,  brings the story of a young teenage boy Richard Wershe Jr, who bets his life to create a better lifestyle for him and his family in ‘White Boy Rick’, which premieres on Saturday, July 27 at 1 PM and 9 PM.

The movie portrays how a boy’s life takes a rollercoaster ride from being an FBI informant to a drug trafficker. Directed by award-winning director Yann Demange, the movie also features Academy Award Winner Matthew McConaughey as Richard Wershe Sr, Richie Merritt as Richard Wershe Jr, Bel Powley who plays the role of Dawn Wershe along with Golden Globe Award Winner and Oscar Nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh essaying the role of FBI Agent Snyder.

Set in 1980s Detroit, which was at the height of the crack epidemic and the drug war, the father-son duo, Richard and Rick Wershe were famous arms dealers in their neighbourhood. A single father trying to make ends meet as he raises two teenagers in an unfavourable environment, Rick is caught selling illegal AK-47s by the FBI and corners him to be an informant to bust a cocaine kingpin.

While he rats out the smugglers, he enjoys the inflow of money coming in and hopes to fulfil his father’s dream of owning a video rental store. But as they say all good things come to an end, Rick is stuck in deep puddle of crimes and dealing of illegal substances. What follows is pure drama and astonishing life changing events for Rick and his family.

 

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