The Plot Against America (2020 - )

The Plot Against America


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Adaptation of Philip Roth's novel that imagines an alternate American history, as seen by a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey as they watch the political rise of aviator and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh, who defeats Franklin D. Roosevelt to become President in 1940 and turns the nation toward fascism.

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Critics Consensus: A cautionary tale that hits close to home, The Plot Against America's handsomely realized revisionist history is disturbingly relevant, making it difficult, but essential viewing.

2020, HBO, 6 episodes


Winona Ryder
as Evelyn Finkel
John Turturro
as Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf
Zoe Kazan
as Elizabeth Levin
Anthony Boyle
as Alvin
Azhy Robertson
as Philip
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TV Network: HBO
Premiere Date: Mar 16, 2020
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: David Simon, Ed Burns, Nina Kostroff Noble, Joe Roth, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Jeff Kirschenbaum
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