The Revolutionary 1970
The Jon Voight, who now calls the Vietnam-era anti-war movement "Marxist propaganda," was once a liberal actor who won an Academy Award for playing a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Hal Ashby’s antiwar Coming Home (1978). He also starred in liberal films like Martin Ritt’s Conrack (1974) about an idealistic white teacher of impoverished black students on an island in the South Carolina river delta.

The Revolutionary is set in an unnamed Facist-like state (shot in a cold and anonymous London). Voight, a member of a radical student organization akin to SDS, becomes disillusioned with the group's ineffective, non-violent attempts to enact change. He leaves his young cronies behind and becomes allied with labor leader Robert Duvall and Weatherman-type extremist Seymour Cassel, who in today's climate, would in no uncertain terms be labeled a terrorist...

DVD5 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:41:25 | 4.26 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Action, Drama

Director: Paul Williams
Cast: Jon Voight, Seymour Cassel, Robert Duvall
Country: USA

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