Winterset (1936)






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In this film, Burgess Meredith stars as the grown son of an executed political radical. Fifteen years after the execution, Meredith endeavors to clear his father's name, and to that end, he seeks out the judge who presided over the trial, now a drunken, guilt-ridden derelict.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Anthony Veiller, Maxwell Anderson
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 31, 2005
RKO Radio Pictures

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as Romagna

as Miriamne

as Judge Gaunt

as Policeman

as Radical

as Hobo

as Maria Romagna

as Joe

as Sailor

as District Attorney

as Elderly Man

as Gangster

as Mio as a Boy
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Critic Reviews for Winterset

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Full Review… | August 8, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | February 13, 2001
Chicago Reader
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Audience Reviews for Winterset

It's a fine film but does lack the intended dramatic effect that it needs. Burgess Meredith does overact a bit, but does a good job. Eduardo Cianelli gives great support. Great story.

James Higgins

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