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The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
"Strike the Tent" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | History  -  2007 (USA)
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The true love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams' dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north. Produced, written and directed by the descendants of Robert and Eveline, this American Civil War tale is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country.

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Based on a true story: This is a journey through the psyche of a Southern captain in the waning days of the American Civil War. In an emotionally charged performance, Julian Adams portrays his great-great grandfather Robert Adams, a strong willed southern Captain, who used his guns and his heart of fire to rally his men to fight for their lands. Filled with passion, blood and tragedy, "The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams" is the tumultuous true story of a man divided by love for country and for Eveline McCord, his beloved girl from the north. Produced and written by the descendents of Robert and Eveline, this is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country. Written by Anonymous

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The music book being used by older Eveline, played by Tippi Hedren, at the opening of the film was an actual music book owned and used by Eveline (McCord) Adams. See more »

Goofs

Eveline's hair should not have been down in a short braid with a colored hair-band at the end. Women of that time typically had their hair twisted up at the nape of their neck and, also, were very conscious that the piece (snood or similar) that is holding up their hair is of the same color as their hair. See more »

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To the memory of: Charles St. George Sinkler Adams See more »

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A Cold Wind
Music by Atli Örvarsson
Lyrics by Julian Adams and Atli Örvarsson
Performed by Atli Örvarsson and Þórhildur Örvarsdóttir
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Excellent movie
20 April 2008 | by (Calgary, Alberta Canada) – See all my reviews

I have watched a lot of botched historic movies, especially about my country Canada. This was an excellent movie. Great care was taken to do it right. I was absolutely spellbound by the story of "The Last Confederate". I do not agree with Mr. "Why Bother", truth is why bother us with the boring trivial statement you call your opinion. I mean you could 49, but your opinion makes you sound like your 12. A lot of care and love for history as well as a sense of family went in to this movie, as well as the belief in telling a good story. Movies like "Gone With The Wind" is a good story in general is typical of Hollywood screwing up history, just like filming a movie called "Saskatchewan" in Jasper, Alberta.


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