PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, History
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
James McAvoy's stunt double plays half of the frightened couple in the audience during the assassination scene.
Two men standing at the Pearly Gates. The first man says, "How'd you die?" Second says, "I froze to death. How 'bout you?" And the, uh, second man says, "Well, I thought my... my wife was being unfaithful to me, so I ran all the way home. And burst ...
In the film, President Abraham Lincoln is carried out of the theater and across the street in his full suit, with his shirt neatly in place. According to historical accounts, after Lincoln was shot Dr. Charles Leale and the doctors assisting him in Ford's Theater cut away much of Lincoln's coat and shirt, in a frantic attempt to resuscitate him, before he was moved.
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