PG | | Crime, Drama, History
Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
One of several films to offer up a different (and, some would say, fictional) viewpoint of the Kennedy assassination. Others that have taken this route include William Tannen's Flashpoint (1984) and, most visibly, Oliver Stone's JFK (1991).
Yeah, I got his rifle. It's a 6.5 millimeter Italian Carcano. It shoots high and to the left, and the bolt sticks. Christ, the Italians quit makin' these 25 years ago! They called it "The rifle that never hurt anyone... on purpose!"
At about 25 minutes, an doctor's affidavit used to justify Oswald's family hardship discharge from the Marines is shown. It states that Oswald's mother is being treated for acute nasopharyngitis and will be under treatment for about six months. The severity of the financial burden imposed by this illness is absurdly exaggerated, as is the illness's expected duration -- acute nasopharyngitis is nothing more than the common cold.