An American Story Movie Review Summary

Actors: Brad Johnson, Kathleen Quinlan, Tom Sizemore, G.W. Bailey

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American soldeirs return from WWII to their hometown in Texas. They find a different battle to be fought. Mayor Tom Cantrell skims money from war veterans and runs things according to his corrupt views. George Meade follows his father's plan for him to be running with Mayor Cantrell, while other veterans form a party of their own to run against the mayor. Finally George realizes he's on the wrong side . . . but can they win against the powerful mayor Cantrell?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   fighting government corruption Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   politician

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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