In rural Mississippi, can a gay black man get a fair trial when he's accused of molesting a child? Does it even matter?
Deep in the Delta, a gay black man is accused of molesting a young child. High Cotton follows Will Luckman, the young lawyer saddled with defending him as he confronts the nexus of racism, and homophobia, in the town and in himself. Along the way, he begins to believe that his client is a rarity - an innocent man. But, is that enough?
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