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Director  Gregory Hoblit
First episode date  1993
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Country  United States
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Adventure, Drama
Music director  John Debney
Writer  Jonas McCord
Language  English
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Release date  1993 (1993)
Cast  Clive Owen (Devin O'Neil), Laura Linney (Lily Magraw), Christien Anholt (Terry O'Neil), Andre Braugher (Lucius), Dan Futterman (Shelby Peyton), Josh Lucas (George Armstrong Custer)
Similar movies  Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, North and South, Book II, No End in Sight, The Texans, Uncivil Warriors, The McMasters

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Class of '61 is a 1993 American biographical war drama television film produced by Steven Spielberg as a projected television series about the American Civil War. The film was filmed in Charleston, South Carolina and Atlanta and was the first collaboration between Spielberg and cinematographer Janusz KamiƄski.

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Plot

The film follows the lives of several West Point cadet classmates who find themselves on opposite sides of the war. The film also follows the adventures of Lucius the slave escaping via the underground railroad to freedom with the film cutting between the First Battle of Bull Run and the birth of a Lucius' child born in slavery.

Cast

  • Dan Futterman as Shelby Peyton
  • Josh Lucas as George Armstrong Custer
  • John P. Navin, Jr. as Burnett
  • Clive Owen as Devin O'Neil
  • Sophie Ward as Shannen O'Neil
  • Laura Linney as Lily Magraw
  • Andre Braugher as Lucius
  • Barry Cullison as Sergeant Yancy
  • Len Cariou as Dr Leland Peyton
  • Dana Ivey as Mrs Julia Peyton
  • Production

    Renowned Civil War historian Shelby Foote acted as Consultant, and documentary producer Ken Burns received Special Thanks for his input, he having created the critically acclaimed The Civil War documentary in 1990.

    References

    Class of '61 Wikipedia
    Class of 61 IMDb Class of 61 themoviedb.org


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