Matewan 1987
"Matewan" tells the story of a bitter 1920 strike in the coal mines of southern West Virginia. The struggle culminates in the Matewan Massacre (or the Battle of Matewan), a violent (and historically accurate) confrontation in which the town’s mayor, seven armed guards hired by the coal operators, and two miners lost their lives.

A small town in 1920’s West Virginia explodes when miners clash with the owners of a tyrannical coal company in this film. When union organizer Joe Kenehan (Chris Cooper) comes to town he begins the slow, painful road towards uniting the workers against the true enemy - the greedy coal barons who put profits ahead of lives...

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 02:12:59 | 7.15 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Drama, History

Director: John Sayles
Cast: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham, David Strathairn, Ken Jenkins, Kevin Tighe, Gordon Clapp, Bob Gunton
Country: USA

• Theatrical Trailer
• Cast Biographies
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