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

Strike the Tent (original title)
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The true love story of the conflict between Captain 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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Robert Adams
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Eveline McCord Adams
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Benjamin Young
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Sylvia McCord
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Grandmother Adams
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Nelson McCord
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David McCord
Weston Adams ...
Grandfather Adams
Bob Dorian ...
Gov. James H. Adams
Edwin McCain ...
Belcher
Elizabeth Nelson Adams ...
Madame Bonneau
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John Boone (as Mick Walker)
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Elizabeth
Tessa Belongia ...
Little Evie
Anna Linn ...
Little Evie
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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, this movie 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.

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In A Country Divided...One Love Would Cross The Line. See more »


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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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The watch carried by Julian Adams (Captain Robert Adams) in the film was the actual watch that Captain Adams owned and carried during the War. The watch was made in England in 1801. It was given to Captain Adams by his father Robert Adams I, who was given the watch by his father Joel Adams. It has been in the possession of the family ever since. 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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This film is dedicated to the legendary film career of Mickey Rooney 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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Excellent movie

I have watched a lot of botched historic movies, especially about my country Canada. This was an excellent movie. Great care was taken to do it right. I was absolutely spellbound by the story of "The Last Confederate". I do not agree with Mr. "Why Bother", truth is why bother us with the boring trivial statement you call your opinion. I mean you could 49, but your opinion makes you sound like your 12. A lot of care and love for history as well as a sense of family went in to this movie, as well as the belief in telling a good story. Movies like "Gone With The Wind" is a good story in general is typical of Hollywood screwing up history, just like filming a movie called "Saskatchewan" in Jasper, Alberta.


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