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The Umbrella Man (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama | 22 November 2016 (USA)
Set in 1983 Pittsburgh, PA, Peter and Annie Brennan face the tragic death of their young son. The boy's death and the subsequent acquittal of his killer, kindles a conspiratorial paranoia ... See full summary »

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Restaurant Patron
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Donny Brack (as Denny Bess)
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Woman at Group
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Eberley Adams ...
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Conference Attendee
Kristy Calman ...
Grocery Clerk
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Set in 1983 Pittsburgh, PA, Peter and Annie Brennan face the tragic death of their young son. The boy's death and the subsequent acquittal of his killer, kindles a conspiratorial paranoia in Peter that threatens his sanity, and marriage. While trying to discover more about the killer of his son, Brennan becomes fixated on the story of The Umbrella Man, a suspected shooter in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. His decent into the underworld of conspiracy theorist sub-culture provides a place of emotional refuge for Peter, yet also contributes to his psychological undoing. From a Moose Lodge in Swissvale PA, to Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, The Umbrella Man is one couples story of love, loss, and the 'against all odds' survival of their relationship. Written by Anonymous

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The movie came out in 2016, but it was filmed a few years before. See more »

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It was stated that the Dallas Cowboys were Playing the Washington Redskins on Thanksgiving day Nov. 22 1983. The Cowboys actually played the St. Louis Cardinals on Nov 24, Thanksgiving day that year. See more »

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Lost It All
Written by Danni Rosner, Jay Roewe and Allyson Mcquade
Performed by Danni Rosner
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A surprise hit at the Three Rivers Film Festival
12 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

Locally produced films can be hit or miss at Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Film Festival. While everyone expected Foxcatcher to be this year's great local hit, there wasn't a lot of advanced buzz for The Umbrella Man. But this much lower budget film delivered and the audience loved it. Umbrella Man is wonderfully acted, especially Carter Roy's performance. Much like the much loved time travel movie "Primer," Umbrella Man deftly weaves a fairly simple concept into a complex story as obsession and grief battle within Roy's character. This film has great heart and is wonderfully entertaining. Certainly those interested in the Kennedy assassination will want to see it, but there's far more to enjoy.


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