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Union Bound (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 22 April 2016 (USA)
He went to war to free slaves but in the end was freed by them.

Director:

Harvey Lowry

Writer:

John Errington
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Cast

Credited cast:
Randy Wayne ... Thomas J. Ryan
Drew Seeley ... Confederate Sharpshooter
Isaac C. Singleton Jr. ... Simon
Sean Stone ... Joseph Hoover
Trish Cook ... Mrs. Macintosh
Rusty Martin Sr. ... Mr. Daniels
Dakota Lee ... Morgan MacIntosh
Dave Blamy ... Confederate Scout
Tank Jones Tank Jones ... Jim Young (as Larry 'Tank' Jones)
Christian Fortune ... Robert Spencer
Matthew Ziff ... William Owens
Kathy Butler Sandvoss ... Elise
Sherry Morris ... Nurse
Cactus Moser Cactus Moser ... Lt. Moser
Jason Van Eman ... Confederate Scout
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Storyline

Sargent Joseph Hoover went to war to preserve the Union. After being captured and sent to a prisoner of war camp, he understood what it was to be kept against his will. Together with a friend he escaped and aided by slaves made it to freedom. Written by Michael Davis

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soldier | union | slave | woods | running | See All (15) »

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Action | Drama | History

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and language
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Color (HD)
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As his father is a civil war reenactor, Drew Seeley was asked to come onto the film and brought his father, Michael Seeley along, who also appears in the film as a Union Infantry. See more »

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My review for Union Bound
12 May 2016 | by arturodv1996See all my reviews

Two reasons why I went to go see this: one, my cousin Dane worked on the music, and two, I like history.

So what did I think? Time for the review! The story takes place during the Civil War. Two Union soldiers are captured by the Confederates. They are taken to a prison camp and escape shortly after. This is where I will leave off.

The story is based on a true event that was written by the main character, in his diary.

The characters are interesting, especially one that is humorous.

This is a low budget film, so I knew going in that it wouldn't be like the quality of a Marvel film. But the acting was decent, and some scenes did hit you with emotion and humor.

One of my only complaints is that when we watched it in the theater, the dialogue volume was kinda low, so it was hard to hear what they were saying at points.

My Final Thoughts: For a low budget film, it wasn't bad. Dane did a great job with the music, which really did impact the moments of a scene and show the Southern part of America; it fits. The action was decent and the story was good.


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