"Burden" is a 2018 American drama film directed by Andrew Heckler.
The starring cast includes Garrett Hedlund as Mike Burden, Forest Whitaker as Reverend David Kennedy, Andrea Riseborough as Judy, Tom Wilkinson as Tom Griffin, Usher as Clarence Brooks, Dexter Darden as Kelvin Kennedy, Austin Hébert as Clint, Taylor Gregory as Franklin, Tess Harper as Hazel Griffin, Devin Bright as Duane Brooks and others.

Here are "Burden" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Burden movie?

101 Studios on Thursday, January 30, 2020 released the trailer for "Burden" you can watch here:
BURDEN | Official Trailer 2 - Now Playing in Select Theaters | 101 Studios.

Plot summary

What is Burden movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Burden" movie plot summary.

The film follows Mike Burden (Garrett Hedlund), an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan who attempts to break away when the woman (Andrea Riseborough) he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. The Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance. A black Baptist church congregation led by Reverend (Forest Whitaker) Kennedy (Forest Whitaker), agree to protect Mike, his girlfriend and her son.


Who plays who in the Burden movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Burden" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Garrett Hedlund  as Mike Burden
Forest Whitaker  as Reverend David Kennedy
Andrea Riseborough  as Judy
Tom Wilkinson  as Tom Griffin
Usher  as Clarence Brooks (as Usher Raymond IV)
Dexter Darden  as Kelvin Kennedy
Austin Hébert  as Clint (as Austin Hebert)
Taylor Gregory  as Franklin
Tess Harper  as Hazel Griffin
Devin Bright  as Duane Brooks
Joshua Burge  as Ronny
Crystal Fox  as Janice Kennedy
Tia Hendricks  as Toosie Brooks
Anna Colwell  as Molly
Bryan Hibbard  as Gus
Jeff Pope  as Cooper
Lindsey Moser  as Mavis (as Lindsay Moser)
Roman Spink  as Dex
Tian Richards  as Grant
Walt Elder  as Hen
Carolyn Jones Ellis  as Wilhelmina
Jessejames Locorriere  as Dale
Estes Tarver  as Bob
Tyrin Niles  as Saffron
Tyreecio Bozeman  as Theo
Daniel Guttenberg  as David Pritcher Hunter
Charles Green  as Horace King
Uday Vyas  as Rami
Alex Van  as Roderick Thompson / Young Roderick
Neva Howell  as Gina
Melissa Youngblood  as Marla
Jason Davis  as Jameson
Fiona Domenica  as Elmer
Charles Black  as Alvin
Timothy J. Richardson  as Town Marshall
Kailyn Gainer  as Fast Food Cashier (as Kailyn Briana Gainer)
Ed Hoard  as DJ
Al Mitchell  as Foremen
Wesley Williams  as Older Man
Eric Goins  as Councilman
Taylor Dombek  as Trina
Nicole Dupre Sobchack  as Honey (as Nicole Sobchak)
Spencer Edwards  as Mike at 10
Cathy Hope  as Older Woman
Nikolai Sexton  as Dex's Friend
Judy Burden  as Self (archive footage)
Mike Burden  as Self (archive footage)
Reverend David E. Kennedy  as Self (archive footage) (as Reverend David Kennedy)

Release date

When is Burden movie release date?

"Burden" movie release date was scheduled to be on January 21, 2018 (Sundance) and on February 28, 2020 (United States) distributing by 101 Studios, Film & TV House, GEM Entertainment, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Joy n Cinema, Mongrel Media and Pris Audiovisuais.


What are Burden filming details?

The duration of the film is 129 minutes. The film grossed over $139,270.

"Burden" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about Burden movie?

"Burden" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 50/100.

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