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Chappaquiddick
17/05/2018

Chappaquiddick

Offensive language

Genre: Drama, Biography
Director: John Curran (Tracks, The Painted Veil)
Cast: Jason Clarke (Everest), Kate Mara (House Of Cards), Bruce Dern (Silent Running), Clancy Brown (Shawshank Redemption)

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed after he is involved in a fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of yound campaign strategist Mary Jo Kopechne.    

The scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of a young woman, as Ted kennedy drove his car off the infamous bridge, are revealed in the new movie starring Jason Clarke and Kate Mara.

Through true accounts, documented from the investigation in 1969, CHAPPAQUIDDICK intimately exposes the broad reach of political power, the influence of America's most celebrated family, and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy in the shadow of his family's legacy.

"Exactly what you want it to be: a tense, scrupulous, absorbingly precise and authentic piece of history" (Variety)

Runtime: 107 mins