R | | Biography, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
27 November 2015 | Cassandra Bautista (email@example.com)
10 | Excellent film on perseverance and brilliance
This film should be best film of the year for many reasons. For one it challenges one's beliefs. Two it shows ...
Look, I know what I am. Okay? I want this whole country to be different, top to bottom. If I get what I want, nobody gets their own lake.
Dalton Trumbo: Well, that would be a very dull life, don't you think?
Arlen Hird: Yeah, for you. Not for the guys who built this. If I'm ...
The movie shows Trumbo and former Congressman J. Parnell Thomas in the same prison. But they never were, Thomas was imprisoned in Danbury CT Prison with Lester Cole and Ring Lardner, Jr., both members of the "Hollywood Ten". Trumbo served eleven months in the federal penitentiary in Ashland, Kentucky, not in Connecticut.
As the credit scroll begins, photos of the real Dalton Trumbo, his family and other people portrayed in the film are shown. These are followed by historical footage of Trumbo giving an interview (from the same one where he acknowledges that he is 'Robert Rich').
$74,177 (USA) (8 November 2015)
$7,857,741 (USA) (3 March 2016)
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