R | | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
At the 2015 Golden Globes, Matthew McConaughey was asked about his beard he was growing. The beard he was growing was for preparation for this film. When asked about his beard, he would say "It is for an upcoming project".
What are you doin', nigger? That ain't for you. Put it back. Put it back, nigger.
Moses: How you ain't?
Ward, Moses: What?
Moses: I said, how you ain't?
Ward: How I ain't what?
Newton Knight: What he says, Ward, is how you ain't a nigger. I mean, they just pick cotton for 'em. You-You was willin'...
During the montage sequence of photos of the fall of Vicksburg, one of the photos shows the Dunker Church which was the Battle of Antietam in September 1862.
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