A made-for-cable-TV docudrama about the trial of the men accused of conspiring to cause protesters to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Combines in an innovative manner dramatic recreations (largely faithful to the actual trial transcripts) with documentary footage and interviews with the actual defendants.
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A few of the original Chicago 8 have passed away since its original airing, but all were alive and present for the production of this drama. Interviews are shown with the actual participants of the trial, and a photo session is shown, in which the actors portraying the participants are photographed with their real-life counterparts. See more
Several times the marshals doesn't obey the judge orders when asked to remove disrupting individuals during the trial. See more
The significance of the trial is that is showed, I think, for the first time how ingenious defendants can use a courtroom to get their point across and not to be afraid of authority.
The movie opens with the text: "Everything you are about to see and hear actually happened..." See more
I Ain't Marching Anymore
Written by Phil Ochs
Performed by Phil Ochs See more
16 May 1987 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Összeesküvés: A chicagói nyolcak pere
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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