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Copperhead (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama | 28 June 2013 (USA)
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An Upstate New York family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

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An upstate New York families' clash over their views of the Civil War and the views of the religious towns people comes to a head when Jeff "Tom" Beech volunteers for the Army and word gets back that he is missing. Upon word of his troubles the son of a staunch abolitionist and enemy of the Beech family sets out to find his friend! What happens next will bring a divided community together again.

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Rated PG-13 for an unsettling sequence

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$55,593 (USA) (28 June 2013)

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$171,740 (USA) (9 August 2013)
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The majority of filming for the movie took place at Kings Landing, New Brunswick, a recreation of a 19th century village. See more »

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Abner Beech: Blessed are the peacemakers. Is that still in the Bible?
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Educational and Emotional
29 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

Copperhead gives a look into the life of a small town in the North during the time of the civil war. The town is bitterly divided into political parties, the Republicans who are pro-war and the Democrats, or Copperheads, who are Northerners against the war. In a Romeo and Juliet inspired scenario, the daughter of a Republican falls in love with the son of a Democrat. To gain the blessing of her father, the boy goes off to fight in the war, against the will of his own father. Though the story is historical fiction, many aspects of the time and of the war are portrayed accurately, with an abundance of historical details. Whether you're a history lover, a student, or just bored, you'll love this romantic yet heart-wrenching film.


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