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|Starring||Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen|
|Supporting actors||Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas, Paul Giamatti, Nathan Lane, Josh Lucas, Liam Neeson, David Strathairn, Donald Sutherland, Emanuel Azenberg, Walter Bernstein, Larry Ceplair, Kirk Douglas, Peter Hanson, Dustin Hoffman, Lee Irwin, Kate Lardner, Helen Manfull, Victor Navasky|
|MPAA rating||PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||48 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
This film, which played briefly in theaters, is, thankfully now on home video.
Movingly recorded and proudly - even defiantly - documented, it forces us to confront the inhumanity and shame of the "blacklist" and its consequences.
During the years when he couldn't any longer openly write screenplays, he still wrote letters - beautiful, eloquent letters to friends and foes.
Trumbo (and the other blacklisted citizens) could find no work under their own names after their convictions. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Stacy Hackney (formerly customerS)
An excellent film about a horrifying time in our country (US) and in particular about a man who was brave enough to defy evildoers. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Janet Beebe Peoples
A rare treat to have interviews and film footage of Trumbo himself within the context of his times. Excellent readings of his letters and works by sympathetic actors revealed even... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Coralie J. Ewert
The film was extremely informative and well paced. This was a shameful time in our history and one that a new generation should be learning about. Read morePublished 15 months ago by K. Simmons
Saw it on PBS. McCarthyism and the effect of blacklisting on the career of this gifted screenwriter. Read morePublished 16 months ago by K. Obarski
Dalton Trumbo was an enormously gifted and committed screen writer, but he did not take the easy way when the postwar red scare era came. Read morePublished 17 months ago by R. E. Van Keuren
This documentary not only shows the disastrous effects of blacklisting on Trumbo's professional career, but reveals the incredible damage the vicious witch hunt did to his family. Read morePublished 18 months ago by JD
Trumbo chronicles a sorry time in our country's history - how a liberal community was compelled to tread fascist waters.Published 19 months ago by Carl E. Masterson
As stated in my discussion, Trumbo was a communist for many years...and stayed long enough to help oust many American communists from the party. Read morePublished on July 6, 2012 by R. Bono