Overall Rank: 11421
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 18
Theatrical Release Date: 06/06/2003
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Sam Green, Bill Siegel
Actors: Billy Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn, Lili Taylor, Mark Rudd, Pamela Z, David Gilbert
Plot: Filmmakers Bill Siegel and Sam Green chronicle the rise and fall of the revolutionary organization the Weather Underground in this academy award nominated documentary. -- caitiethegreatie
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caitiethegreatie - wrote on 04/29/2008
The Weather Underground follows the development of the radical revolutionary group The Weathermen out of the fervor of the 1960's anti-war movement. The film chronicles the movement's turn underground and eventual fall apart as its cause became irrelevant to many Americans.
Film makers Bill Siegel and Sam Green infuse into their documentary the real spirit of the revolutionaries that spearheaded this movement. Allowing the members of the Weather Underground to tell their own story drives home their message that ordinary people can be driven to take extreme action when they feel their voices aren't heard. The film holds a particular efficacy in our time, when once again distrust of the government is prevalent
Ultimately, the story of the Weather Underground is a warning about the …
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