PG-13 | | Drama, History, Mystery
A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Jackie Earle Haley appears as the Catholic priest, Father Huber, who is called in to administer last rites to President John F. Kennedy in the midst of the chaotic, blood-splattered operating room. Writer-director Peter Landesman said: "Jackie Earle Haley created a performance in just two days that was majestic. ... ...
On November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, made a political trip to Dallas, Texas with his wife, Jacqueline, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Title Card: Less than an hour after landing in Dallas, Kennedy was ...
Some of the award ribbons on the uniforms of the Air Force officers helping to load the casket onto Air Force One are non-existent in the real Air Force. In addition, of the ribbons on their uniforms that do actually exist, several are not worn in the correct order of precedence.
Although based on a true story and depicting real-life people the end credits state: "All characters in this film are fictional and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental."
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