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The Activist (2014)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 7 March 2014 (USA)
A political thriller during the Wounded Knee insurrection in 1973. Two activist are arrested and maintain in custody in a sheriff's office. They will meet a Nixon advisor, a lawyer, a ... See full summary »

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Cyril Morin

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Cyril Morin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chadwick Brown ... Marvin Brown
Tonantzin Carmelo ... Anna Ward
Michael Spears ... Bud 'One Bull' Ward
Ron Roggé ... Frank McCarthy
Circus-Szalewski ... Henry Frasier (as Circus Szalewski)
Alena von Stroheim ... Claire Chapman
Anthony Palermo ... James Carson
Henry LeBlanc ... The Senator
King Orba ... Brando
Amber Marie Bollinger Amber Marie Bollinger ... Terry Miles (as Marie Bollinger)
Gichi Gamba ... Sherman
Christine Barger ... Sue
Sue Gisser ... Christine
Mariah Bonner ... Secretary Victoria
Fernando Mark Paiz Fernando Mark Paiz ... The Spy (as Fernando Paiz)
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A political thriller during the Wounded Knee insurrection in 1973. Two activist are arrested and maintain in custody in a sheriff's office. They will meet a Nixon advisor, a lawyer, a senator and a movie star who is also an activist. Feb 2013 will be the 40Th anniversary of the insurrection... Written by Anonymous

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Claire Chapman: It's hard to defend people that don't feel there's any justice in the world.
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Terrific film. Important subject matter
28 January 2014 | by jeanmichel-arnoultSee all my reviews

"The Activist" combines the best of Documentary and Fiction filmmaking. I wasn't familiar with the Wounded Knee Incident before watching the film; it's maybe no coincidence that the director comes from France...

The performances are terrific, from the cops / jailers to the main characters, the two activists that get arrested during the events. Most of the action takes place inside a local jail, where tension is escalating as time passes. The jailed heroes get three surprise visits that challenge their assumptions.

In the end, we have a great film about a little-known episode of American History. Don't miss it!


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