The Activist

2014

The Activist

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In 1973, during the insurrection, Marvin and Bud, two Native American activists, are arrested and thrown in jail. Anna, Marvin's wife, died in an accident several months before. Marvin is devastated and Bud consoles his friend during this hard time. In jail, they must face two officers monitoring their every move and join forces with a young lawyer assigned to their case. Why does a Nixon representative visit them in jail? And a Senator? And a Hollywood star? What is Nixon's role? What secret was Anna hiding before she died? During the seventies, the world keeps spinning and tension arises in this simple jail in the middle of nowhere...(c) Official Site

Cast

Chadwick Brown
as Marvin Brown
Circus-Szalewski
as Henry Frasier
Michael Spears
as Bud 'One Bull' Ward
Ron Rogge
as Frank McCarthy

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  • As the action unfolds almost entirely within the walls of a South Dakota sheriff's substation, the film can't escape a stagy, at times claustrophobic feel.

    March 6, 2014 | Full Review…

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