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Alleged (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama, History, Romance | 23 January 2013 (Hungary)
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When a teacher is arrested in Tennessee for trying to teach evolution in 1925, a young ambitious reporter must choose whether to take advice from his sweetheart or the notorious columnist when it comes to his approach to the story.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan West ... Charles B. Anderson
Colm Meaney ... H.L. Mencken
Ashley Johnson ... Rose Elizabeth Williams
Brian Dennehy ... Clarence Darrow
Fred Dalton Thompson ... William Jennings Bryan (as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson)
JR Bourne ... George Rappleyea
Khori Faison ... Abigail Williams
Thomas D. Mahard ... Judge Raulston
Geoffrey Beauchamp Geoffrey Beauchamp ... Dr. Morganthall
Jamie Kolacki Jamie Kolacki ... John Scopes
Frank Zieger Frank Zieger ... Tom Stewart (as Fred Ziegler III)
Marty Bufalini Marty Bufalini ... Mr. Lebarron
Jennifer Weil ... Mrs. Bryan
John Lepard ... Rev. Sutherland
John Sanders ... Prof. Mabon
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Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased father's weekly newspaper and living in a tiny town (Dayton, TN) in steep decline. Seeing the "Monkey Trial" as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to break into the journalistic big leagues, Charles manages to insert himself into the middle of the "Trial of the Century." Once in the midst of this staged event, however, he is torn between his love for the more principled Rose, his fiancée, and the escalating moral compromises that he is asked to make as the eager protégé of H.L. Mencken, America's most colorful and influential columnist. Written by Dean River Productions

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Some lies just have to be told.

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Drama | History | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2013 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$4,100,000 (estimated)
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Two Shoes Productions See more »
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See the other side, and a much more realistic depiction
13 July 2018 | by old_dreamerSee all my reviews

If you research "Inherit the Wind," you'll find it was never intended to be an accurate depiction of the Scopes' trial, but a dark fantasy warning against extreme views. In the process, it has come to represent an extreme view of its own, grossly unlike the real people and trial. This film should be viewed by everyone who has seen Inherit the Wind, especially those who thought it was anything like an accurate, historical representation. Does this film present only one side? yes, it does, but it doesn't distort the truth the way the more famous drama does. Does it show Mencken as a cynical cuss out to make big news? Well, he was, and so were many other reporters of the time. Does it show people supporting forced sterilization and other forms of eugenics? Well, they did, right on up to Supreme Court justices, and they did so on the grounds of evolutionary beliefs. The book that Scopes taught from promoted eugenics as a proper application of knowledge of evolution. Does it downplay the "evidences for evolution" that were entered into the record? Well, a number of those turned out to be misinterpretations and one (Piltdown Man) turned out to be an outright fraud! It does also show that the majority of scientists were in favor of teaching evolution, and that a number of theologians and leading clergymen stood with them. Those who have poorly rated this movie clearly have done so because they hate the idea that their twisted one-sided production has been matched by the other side, perhaps equally one-sided but far closer to the truth, with a lighter tone and a happier ending.


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