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The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)

Strike the Tent (original title)
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 story is based on the life of Robert Adams II and Eveline McCord, the great grandparents of Producer-Writer Weston Adams, and the great-great grandparents of Producer-Writer-Actor Julian Adams. 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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Those disgruntled film employees who've posted
24 December 2007 | by (Somerset, England) – See all my reviews

Many of the posters who have made negative comments on this fantastic film are apparently some who were rightfully fired from the production. How unfortunate for them, because this was quite a movie.

I also understand that the budget of this film was around one million US dollars. That seems impossible, because of the lush and broad scope of the film, but those who told me that were sources within South Carolina government who had knowledge (who also told me of the employees, who were rightfully fired from the production, who've spoken ill of the film simply as an attempt at revenge). Apparently those fired were involved as well in the destruction a television show in the Charleston area.

A fantastic production in every way. A wonderful story and a touching tale of love's strength.


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