In July 1967, a police raid erupted into a street riot that besieged a large expanse of Detroit for five days.
Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal, the director-and-writer team behind 'The Hurt Locker' and 'Zero Dark Thirty', recount these events with from the perspective of various characters, resulting in a film with powerful themes that resonate with the racial divisions in contemporary American society.
★★★★ "Confirms Bigelow as a dextrous master of her craft" - Mark Kermode's Film of the Week, The Observer
★★★★ "Unflinching, unmissable and terrifyingly pertinent" - Simon Crook, Empire
★★★★ "Blistering" - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph