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The Trial of The Chicago 7


What's it about?

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.


Why do we love it?

The passion and intensity behind this trial are impossible not to connect within a film that shows off Sorkin's signature sharp writing and continues to prove that his energetic but articulate style can be carried across to his directing which is elevated by its outstanding ensemble cast.

Who's in it?

Sacha Baron Cohen - Abbie Hoffman

Eddie Redmayne - Tom Hayden

Mark Rylance - William Kunstler


Who made it?

Aaron Sorkin - Director & Writer


Where can I watch it?

You can stream The Trial of the Chicago 7 exclusively on Netflix.



 

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