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Movie Matewan
Title Matewan
Year 1987
Director John Sayles
Genre Drama, History
Plot – The film tells the story of a dramatic episode that happened in 1920 in Matewan, a small town in Virginia: the birth, growth, internal conflicts and, finally, the bloody repression of the miners' protest movement. An intense and choral film, balanced between the tradition of militant cinema and that of the American B-movie series.
All actors – Chris Cooper, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham, David Strathairn, Ken Jenkins, Kevin Tighe, Gordon Clapp, Bob Gunton, Jace Alexander, Joe Grifasi, Nancy Mette, Jo Henderson
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