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Movies Showcase Mississippi's Villainous Role

Tue, February 19, 2013 9:00am

Story by Shereen Marisol Meraji

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Quentin Tarantino's slavery revenge story Django Unchained, has been nominated for a number of Oscars. The spaghetti western is up for best picture, original screenplay and actor Christoph Waltz has been nominated for his supporting role in the film. The state of Mississippi plays a supporting role too, but Mississippians are tired of being typecast.

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