The conspirator [videorecording] / Roadside Attractions ; the American Film Company presents, in association with Wildwood Enterprises
DVDs | Lionsgate | 2011 | 2-disc collector's ed. ; [widescreen version].
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD C pt.1-2 DRAMA) plus 2 more
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Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, ©2011.
2-disc collector's ed. ; [widescreen version].
2 videodiscs (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline, Evan Rachel Wood, Danny Huston, Justin Long, Colm Meaney, Alexis Bledel, James Badge Dale.
Producers, Robert Redford ... [et al.] ; story, James Solomon, Gregory Bernstein ; writer, James Solomon ; director, Robert Redford ; director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel ; editor, Craig McKay ; music, Mark Isham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Disc 1: Audio commentary with director Robert Redford. Disc 2: "The conspirator : the plot to kill Lincoln" (67 minute documentary) ; The making of "The conspirator" ; TV spots ; Photo gallery ; "Witness history" featurettes.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violent content.
"In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President and others. Against the ominous backdrop of post-Civil War Washington, war hero Frederick Aiken (James McAvoy) reluctantly agrees to defend the lone woman charged, Mary Surrat (Robin Wright), before a military tribunal. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to rely on Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life"--Container.