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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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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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When passions ignited a nation. When choices became a matter of life and death. See more »

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Rated R for language and some drug use
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You have to see it twice!
15 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie "The Year That Trembled" twice. Once in Cleveland and once in Savannah! I admit the first time I saw it I had some concerns! But no complaints! I found myself wanting to see it again. I did see it again! It's much better the second time around!!!!! I can't wait for the DVD to come out so I can watch it over and over! Jonathan Brandis is wonderful in this movie! I believe it's his best film yet! A very grown up side of him. He's matured alot. His affection with his former teacher Helen was played out well! It just breaks your heart at the end. Oh sure it's a movie about the Vietnam War time period but it's also a love story! Beautifully written and directed! You just have to see it TWICE to understand it! I can't wait for the DVD to come out!!


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