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An American Story (1992)

World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.

Director:

John Gray

Writers:

Lemuel Pitkin (story), Paul Donald Snowe (story) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Johnson ... George Meade
Kathleen Quinlan ... Hope Tyler
Tom Sizemore ... Jesse Meadows
Josef Sommer ... Henry Meade
G.W. Bailey ... Tom Cantrell
Patricia Clarkson ... Barbara Meade
Lisa Blount ... Becky Meadows
David Labiosa ... Juan Medina
John M. Jackson ... Sheriff McMillan
Sean Hennigan Sean Hennigan ... Billy Wheeler
Brad Leland ... Andy Buckley
Titus Welliver ... Jack Austin
Shawn Toovey Shawn Toovey ... Sam Meadows
Miraida Rios Miraida Rios ... Maria Medina
Jerry Haynes ... Dr. Jenkins
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Storyline

World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

A story of honor lost, courage found... and heroes born.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: An American Story (#42.1) See more »

Filming Locations:

McKinney, Texas, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Untold American history
30 March 2013 | by vonhoffmanguntherSee all my reviews

This movie is talks about the hidden, untold story of American history that is never mention in our American history books. It is one of these films that right wing conservatives don't want the rest of the country to see because it shows that we still had all sorts of corruption after the war.

One of the other reviewers stated that this movie show that the 2nd Amendment is the ultimate guarantee of our rights. If that was the case, it would have not taken another 20 years for the Afro-Americans to get their civil rights after World War II. In addition, we still have problems with police even today with violating civil rights from the 1920s all the way up today. If Americans took the 2nd Amendment seriously, police and business corruption, plus organized crime would have been wiped out a long time ago.


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