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Wicked Spring (2002)

 -  Drama | War | Western  -  15 February 2007 (USA)
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During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander ... See full summary »

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Brian Merrick ...
Harrison Bolding (as Brian J. Merrick)
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James McDavid Hogg
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After Stand Kennerly
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Augustus Elliot
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Pietro Brolo
Lindsey Ingram ...
Virginia Gordon
Rebecca Lawlor ...
Parthenia Sunderlin
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Confederate Major (as John D. Pagano)
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Union Colonel Holden
Jim Schruefer ...
Harrison's Friend Jim / Background Artist: 1861 Scenes (as James Schruefer)
Barry Privett ...
John's Friend Spencer
Leonard J. Krawezyk ...
Union General
Leonard J. Krawczyk II ...
General's Aide
Mac Butler ...
Union Courier
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During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until they meet by chance on the banks of a quiet creek. The men meet and spend the night around a campfire, not realizing they are enemies until the next morning when the sun rises and a new day of battle begins. Written by Kevin R. Hershberger

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Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences and related images

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Known as "the most authentic Civil War film ever made." At the time of filming, the second largest Indie film to come from the state of Virginia. See more »

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During the farewell scene at the train, the railroad passenger car used as a background is of 20th century design. Passenger cars used in the mid 19th century had metal frames and wooden sides. The car used had obvious steel sides and was probably built around 60 years after the civil war. See more »

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The dumb blonde of Civil War films
3 February 2004 | by (Beaufort South Carolina) – See all my reviews

Wicked Spring is like a beautiful blonde that you see across a crowded room. She looks great, everything is in the right place. You decide to approach, and as you get near you begin to see the flaws carefully hidden beneath the make up. Still she is very attractive up close. But then... She opens her mouth to speak. And you discover she is a total vacuum with absolutely nothing to say. Instantly, you wish you were somewhere else talking to anybody but her. Wicked Spring looks good on the surface. High marks for period set design and wardrobe. But then you realized this writer/director is more impressed with surface gloss than any real substance or depth. I agree with one of the other comments that said Wicked Spring would have been better with some severe editing, turning it into a short. At a more abbreviated length it might stand up a bit better as one could overlook the lack of character development and lack of any meaningful drama.


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