Saturday October 24, 2020

The Trial of the Chicago 7: Turning a show trial into a melodrama

Aaron Sorkin brings together a superb cast to portray the true story of a group of anti-Vietnam protesters charged with inciting a riot, but the West Wing director is unable to resist over-dramatising the story

18th October, 2020
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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Ben Shenkman, Mark Rylance, Eddie Redmayne and Alex Sharp in The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Directed by Aaron Sorkin

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