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This Revolution (2005)

In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.

Director:

Stephen Marshall

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosario Dawson ... Tina Santiago
Nathan Crooker ... Jake Cassavetes
Amy Redford ... Chloe Harden
Brett DelBuono ... Richie Santiago
Brendan Sexton III ... Daniel Symptom
Immortal Technique Immortal Technique ... Himself
Robert Bella ... Bob Kramer
Cynthia Garrett ... BCN News Anchor
Ned Silverman Ned Silverman ... Dexter
Brett Berg ... Cody
Jermaine Chambers Jermaine Chambers ... Max
Gavin Bellour Gavin Bellour ... Dante
Vija Zvers ... Mousy (as Vija Brigita Grosgalvis)
Jim Titus ... Music Producer (as James T. Williams II)
Juan Carlos Hernández ... Cruz Santiago (as Juan Hernandez)
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Storyline

Jake Cassevetes is a world renowned shooter just back from being embedded during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As a well-paid stringer for the networks, Jake does not buy into the currently vogue, left-wing conspiracy theory of a corporate-controlled press. But, after discovering much of his best footage in Iraq was censored by the network, Jake is growing disillusioned with his corporate masters. When he gets an assignment to shoot on the streets of the Republican National Convention protests, he meets Seven, one of the young leaders of the masked anarchist Black Bloc. Jake quickly wins the trust of the group and is allowed to shadow them as they move through the demo. Later that night, after shooting Seven with her mask down describing the Bloc's militant objectives, the videotape is mistakenly returned to the network with the rest of his footage. When he goes to retrieve the tape, he is told the network made a deal with Homeland Security to review all footage to look for potential ... Written by Stephen Marshall

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Revolução See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

During filming of a scene August 29, 2004 a block away from the Republican National Convention, Rosario Dawson, Vija Zvers and director Stephen Marshall were arrested. Dawson and Zvers allegedly refused to yield to police and were wearing bandannas as masks, in violation of local law regarding public demonstrations. When Marshall protested the arrests and showed police the film's permits, he also was arrested. The last 15 minutes of the film were changed to incorporate the incident into the movie including using actual footage of the arrests. All charges were dropped in March 2005 after video showed that the filming did not cause any obstruction and that Dawson and company obeyed all police directives. See more »

Connections

References Network (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Me Tarzan You Jane
Written by Fil Eisler
performed by Fil Eisler
Courtesy of Own Brand Records
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Welsh premier of this film
29 November 2006 | by dfrancocciSee all my reviews

I saw this film tonight at the Beyond TV festival in Swansea, S. Wales and I was very impressed. As well as being an intelligent expose of the Big Brother state that the US has become, the film is also very enjoyable at all levels, and I think it would appeal to a wider audience. The protest scenes at the beginning really set the pace for the film which never lets up until the end. Its great to see a film about the real America without the Hollywood glitz. I'd happily recommend anyone seeing this film, and I'm glad to hear that it's coming out on DVD. I'd be interested to know how much of an airing it gets in the US.


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