In the wake of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State in this riveting true story from America’s history.
Just as the Civil War draws to a close, President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated. The country is thrown into a frenzy as seven men and one woman, Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), are arrested and charged with the plot. Young war hero Frederick Aiken (James McAvoy) is selected to defend Surratt before the military court. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to trust Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life.
Directed by Robert Redford.
|Publication Date||September 13, 2011|