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

R  |   |  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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Much of the film was shot on the land, and at the home (Wavering Place), of Dr. Julian Adams, the brother of Weston Adams. During the 19th century the land and home belonged to James P. Adams, who was the brother of Robert Adams II (the protagonist of the film). See more »

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When Eveline is shown from behind, "playing" the piano, she does not play far enough down on the piano to coordinate with the low notes we hear. 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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Was prepared to love it, but it didn't quite measure up
14 July 2007 | by (Napa, CA) – See all my reviews

Because of my sympathy for the Cause, and a glowing review I had read elsewhere, I was prepared to love this movie, but I can't. I can recommend it, but with the following qualifications: It is a good story, but not well told. The principal problem is the story is chopped up into numerous flashbacks, to the point where the "unity of time" is lost. Not only is this mildly confusing at times, but it prevents the full power of the story from developing.

The acting is average at best. The script, surprisingly, does not seem to have much room for a wide range of emotions, but rather most scenes are executed with the same solemn sincerity. I wasn't yawning, but I was surprised by the lack of vitality in some scenes that really called for it.

The cinematography was very fine. The story was not greatly partisan; it could have made much more of Union Army atrocities against Southern civilians, but took the high road and chose to illustrate, but not dwell on them. It leaves me with a strong sense of the tragedy that was the War, and I think and hope that was one of the makers' main intentions. So it is successful on some levels.


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