When they tried to silence him, he made the world listen.
So are you really a commie?
This film is set during the height of the McCarthy era in the USA, where leading media figures were investigated for their alleged sympathies to communism, The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. However he has powerful friends in the industry, and they conspire to let him continue working undercover. His most famous script is probably Spartacus, starring Kirk Douglas.
124 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Drug abuse)
Biographical, Drama, Period piece, On the art circuit
Where's it showing?
Bryan Cranston, Michael Stuhlbarg, Diana Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis CK, Elle Fanning, John Goodman
|Screenplay||John McNamara, from the book by Bruce Cook|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Groundswell Productions, ShivHans Pictures|
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Moderate impact, frequent|
|Nudity||Low impact, infrequent|
|Violence||Low impact, infrequent|
|Prejudice||Low impact, infrequent|
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|ScreenIt Report (USA)|
|Sex / Nudity||Violence||Blood / Gore / Gross||Guns /|
|Alcohol / Drugs||Smoking||Disrespectful /|
|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)|
|Suggested age limit||Positive messages||Positive role models|
|Consumerism||Drinking, drugs, smoking|
|South African Media|
|Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith ||15|
|Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi ||15|
|Cape TimesJordan Mintzer ||10|
|ScreenIt (USA)Jim Judy ||12|
|Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics ||13|
|CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation ||15|
|IMDB17253 Netizens ||15|
|Average .. 68%||14|
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