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The Illinois Parables (2016)

An experimental documentary comprised of regional vignettes about faith, force, technology and exodus. Eleven parables relay histories of settlement, removal, technological breakthrough, ... See full summary »

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Deborah Stratman
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Credited cast:
Raven Wolf C. Felton Jennings II Raven Wolf C. Felton Jennings II ... Raven Wolf
Joshua Frieman Joshua Frieman ... Enrico Fermi
Anna Toborg Anna Toborg ... Wanet McNeill
Jose Oubrerie Jose Oubrerie ... Jacques Marquette (voice)
Daniel Verdier Daniel Verdier ... Alexis de Tocqueville (voice)
David Gatten David Gatten ... Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Bournea Chris Bournea ... Hanrahan's Raiders
Riley Cruttenden Riley Cruttenden ... Hanrahan's Raiders
Joshua Finnell Joshua Finnell ... Hanrahan's Raiders
Paul Hill Paul Hill ... Hanrahan's Raiders
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An experimental documentary comprised of regional vignettes about faith, force, technology and exodus. Eleven parables relay histories of settlement, removal, technological breakthrough, violence, messianism and resistance, all occurring somewhere in the state of Illinois. But the state is a structural ruse, and its histories are allegories that ask what belief might teach us about nationhood. In our desire to understand the inscrutable, whom do we end up blaming or endorsing?

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Przypowieści z Illinois See more »

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Pythagoras Film, Simparch See more »
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