History Film / Shenandoah

4th Oct '17 11:56:38 AM theLibrarian
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* BittersweetEnding: The boy returns home, but the Anderson family has lost four members to the Civil War despite their best attempts to stay out of it.

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* BittersweetEnding: The boy returns home, but the Anderson family has lost four three members to the Civil War despite their best attempts to stay out of it.
4th Oct '17 11:54:40 AM theLibrarian
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* BittersweetEnding

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* BittersweetEndingBittersweetEnding: The boy returns home, but the Anderson family has lost four members to the Civil War despite their best attempts to stay out of it.
13th Dec '16 6:42:18 PM mikey300
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* {{Tomboy}}: Jenny

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* {{Tomboy}}: Jenny
Jenny - "Yes, I'm a woman--but I don't see anyone here I can't out-run, out-ride, or out-shoot!"
28th Feb '16 3:56:54 PM firejewel
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* KarmaHoudini: The three men who [[spoiler: murder James and rape and murder Anne]] are apparently never caught.
3rd Mar '15 1:17:43 PM LongLiveHumour
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Widower Charlie Anderson is living in Virginia with his children when the AmericanCivilWar breaks out. He wants nothing to do with the war and does his best to keep his family out of it despite the Confederacy trying to recruit his sons and his daughter Jenny's marraige to a confederate officer named Sam. However, when his youngest son is mistaken for a Confederate soldier and taken by Union forces, Anderson decides is now "his war". He, his other sons, except the eldest James, who stays behind with his wife Anne and infant daughter Martha, and Jenny set out to save the Boy. Before the movie is over, the Anderson family finds itself drastically reduced.

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Widower Charlie Anderson is living in Virginia with his children when the AmericanCivilWar UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar breaks out. He wants nothing to do with the war and does his best to keep his family out of it despite the Confederacy trying to recruit his sons and his daughter Jenny's marraige marriage to a confederate officer named Sam. However, when his youngest son is mistaken for a Confederate soldier and taken by Union forces, Anderson decides is now "his war". He, his other sons, except the eldest James, who stays behind with his wife Anne and infant daughter Martha, and Jenny set out to save the Boy. Before the movie is over, the Anderson family finds itself drastically reduced.
31st Dec '14 5:39:26 PM nombretomado
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1965 anti-war movie staring JimmyStewart, whose personal anti-war stance had a large part in the movie's existence. Also a 1975 Broadway musical staring [[SeventeenSeventySix John Cullum]] (for which he won a Best Actor Tony).

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1965 anti-war movie staring JimmyStewart, Creator/JimmyStewart, whose personal anti-war stance had a large part in the movie's existence. Also a 1975 Broadway musical staring [[SeventeenSeventySix John Cullum]] (for which he won a Best Actor Tony).
6th Sep '13 10:55:48 AM Pannic
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* DeadPersonConversation: Charlie often visits his wife's grave and goes into monologues.


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* TalkingToTheDead: Charlie often visits his wife's grave and goes into monologues.
6th Sep '13 10:54:35 AM Pannic
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* DeadPersonConversation: Charlie often visits his wife's grave and goes into monologues.


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* ThePatriarch: Charlie Anderson.
28th Dec '12 8:27:50 AM GothicProphet
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28th Dec '12 8:27:27 AM GothicProphet
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* ChekhovsGun: Boy finds a Confederate hat at the start of the film. This becomes very important later, [[spoiler: when it gets him captured]].
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