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Bisbee '17

Bisbee '17 is a movie starring Mike Anderson, Charles Bethea, and Ken Boe. An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals...

Running Time
1 hours 52 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary, Western
Director
Robert Greene
Actors
Mike Anderson, Benjamin Joel Caron, Ken Boe, Charles Bethea
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past.

Comments about documentary «Bisbee '17» (11)

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Crystal K.

I have never been a fan of John Cusack's. I'm a fan of many actors, but his persona just didn't fit for me. I do not feel that he is a good actor, but he was always funny and played his roles very well. With this movie, he just was not funny. It was a really good movie though, I highly recommend it. I'm not sure if it will get a high rating but it was very entertaining. If you like John Cusack, this is a good movie.

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Jeffrey Hawkins

You've never seen a documentary that so fully explores the cultural and political background of a place that is more generally known as a backdrop for movie stars. Although this film does not offer any kind of neat political or cultural analysis of the many ethnic groups that make up the cultural fabric of the Cowboy State, it does show the various ways that the different groups have adapted to a more traditional society that was probably more "American" than most of the people living in the state today. In this respect it is no different from the film "Re-Animator" or "The Unborn" which really focused on the effects of the nuclear fallout that followed the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Although these films are about the effects of atomic war, "The Cowboy State" is about the people who are most affected by the fear and madness that such a war creates, but also the people who have tried to make sense of the events that have made the state of Texas the kind of place it is today.

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Brenda S.

Bisbee is a documentary film that follows a trio of farmers who are drawn into a Wild West themed cattle roundup to collect. But when they realize the roundup is more like an international convention of cattle for sale, they don't want to be a part of it. The film follows the trio of brothers (Jared, Gary, and Justin) through their efforts to keep their cows from being slaughtered in order to feed the hungry people of the city. The movie has some very interesting footage, and is very much worth seeing. There are a few "side notes" that I didn't like (for instance, the men didn't seem to have any qualms about leaving the farm after the cattle were taken), but overall I think the film is an important documentary. I really enjoyed the film. I think the documentary style is a very effective tool for getting the point across. It's very difficult to make a movie about a herd of cattle and not be a film about cattle. I think the film is very well done, and I think the guys who made the film have a great future.

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Donna Burke

This is one of the best films I have seen in a long time. I was really looking forward to this film, but I was a bit disappointed with the film. I had a great time watching this film, and I feel like I have learned a lot. The film is very well done, and I feel like I have seen a lot of different things. I think the film is a great way to learn about the American west. I really hope that the film does well in the box office. I hope that this film can get the attention it deserves. I really hope that the film gets a lot of awards, and I hope that people learn a lot about the American west.

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Susan Hamilton

I came into this film without a preconception. The very first words out of my mouth were "I'm not familiar with the band". That would have been a great start. But the film wasn't about them, it was about the man who was looking for his long lost brother. This film gave me a glimpse into the person that was Gene and what made him tick. It's not a movie to sit down and watch for hours, it's a movie that you want to watch again and again. So do yourself a favor and go see it.

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Margaret B.

This movie was entertaining. I liked the actors, the story and the music. It's the kind of movie you can watch with a group of friends and have a good time. The cast did a great job and the scenery was gorgeous. The story was good. The fact that a woman with a young son was kidnapped and a murderer was set free by the local sheriff and a sheriff's deputy is a little ridiculous. But hey, it's just a movie. I would have liked to have seen more footage from the movie. Overall, this movie is worth watching. It's not a great movie, but it's still a good movie.

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Jack

A film I had seen in the theater was 'Hoop Dreams' by Sondra Locke. The film was about a boy and his life in the city of El Paso, Texas. It was a true story. I had never heard of it, but the director's son was in it, and the boy was in the film, so I decided to check it out. I was glad I did. This is a very interesting story about how a young boy, who had been raised in the mountains of the Texas Panhandle, grew up to become a man and a leader. He had a vision for the future of the city of El Paso, and it was to be a city of prosperity. He saw a future for the city that was not to be. He was killed in a gunfight, and his son was left to care for the city. The film follows the son, and his experiences with the city, and the boy's actions in the face of the city's decline. This is a very interesting story, and I highly recommend it. This film is based on a true story, and it is a very interesting film. It is not a documentary, but it is very interesting to follow. I highly recommend it.

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Barbara Valdez

A difficult task for a documentary to achieve. This is because the subject matter is so heavy, and the story so complex. Not just about the Dixie Chicks, but about the entire Southern rock music scene, the Cajun culture, and the turmoil that their music caused. With the help of a good soundtrack, and the strength of a good director, director Robert Redford is able to show the passion, and the madness that a young musician can experience. In doing so, he manages to show the value of music in a more meaningful way, and to also show the extreme challenges that the young musicians had to deal with. As an example of the highs and lows of the young musician's life, he shows the struggles they had to face, both individually, and as a band. Some of the songs he chose to include in the documentary were some of the most memorable songs in the history of the music industry. I personally like that he included songs from Muddy Waters, Aerosmith, and the late great Eric Clapton. I also liked the fact that the documentary shows the real life story of what it was like to be a Cajun girl. There were many great shots of people who lived and worked in that part of the country, and it showed how the culture of the Cajuns and their music really affected the culture of the rest of the country. There were also some great shots of the small towns and the rural areas of Louisiana, which helped show how it was to live in a country town. Overall, I would recommend this documentary to anyone who likes music, or is interested in the history of music.

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Patrick

I am a small time movie buff, and I like documentaries. In the time of the revolution in Cuba, I've seen some documentaries about Cuba, and, after having seen the movie "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" by Eric Hoffer, I decided to see the documentary on Cuba and also the movie "A Short Film About Child Labor", which is based on a book by Richard Harris. I wanted to see both, but I was really surprised by the documentary, and it really had an impact on me. The documentary was also very informative, and I learned a lot about the situation in Cuba. I also learned a lot about the life of a child worker in Cuba. I really enjoyed the movie. I was very surprised by how good the documentary was. It was an interesting movie, and I think it was very well done.

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Jennifer Sanders

The movie is based on the novel by Michael Medved. It tells the story of the people of the southwest of the United States, their lives, and the people of the west who were there when the country was founded. It is a very human story, with many characters and a great sense of humor. I loved the way the movie was shot, it was beautiful. I also loved the music, it was amazing. The acting was amazing. The story was very well told, and the people were so real, I found myself cheering for them. The movie is very realistic, and it is so much more than just a movie. It is a book, and I think that the movie is very good. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes movies. I give it a 10/10.

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Arthur F.

I had the pleasure of attending the International Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, where I was able to see a screening of "Shallow Hal," a documentary about the life and career of the late, great director Hal Ashby. It was during the screening that I realized how much I enjoyed the film. It is very insightful, and it is very entertaining. The story begins with the director's death in 1980, and the film is a very touching tribute to his life and career. The film was a very well-written and well-acted piece, and I found myself laughing at times and crying at others. The movie is not a documentary, but more of a portrait of the man himself. The film tells the story of a man who was very successful at everything he did, but had a heart of stone, and his own demons and weaknesses. The film is very interesting, and it is very well-made. I think that the film is worth watching.