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The Year That Trembled (2002)

The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.

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Casey Pedersen
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Jim 'Hairball' Morton
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Isaac Hoskins
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Judy Woods
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Professor Jeff Griggs
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Todd Franklin
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Bill Clark (as Sascha Stanton-Craven)
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Helen Kerrigan
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Frank Woods
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Phil Robbins
T.J. Hellmuth ...
Carl Bumpers
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Col. Mike Newman
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Charlie Kerrigan
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Ralph Tyler
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Wayne Simonelli
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The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.

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In a time of war and chaos, they found each other. See more »

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Rated R for language and some drug use
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This picture starts "with newsreel footage of President Richard Nixon attempts to justify the April 1970 bombing of Cambodia" as stated by a review by the Political Film Society. See more »

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12 December 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"The Year That Trembled" is a low budget indie drama full of has-beens and never-wases with poor execution and nothing going for it save the hot button issues derived from the deep gash in the American civilian population caused by the Vietnam conflict (circa 1970). Considering the whole matter of Vietnam has been examined countless times from all angles in much better formats and forums than this film from documentaries to dramas to all manner of hybrids, it's difficult to find a reason to recommend a film with such severe limitations and deficits as this one. Pass. (C-)


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