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Title: The Conspirator (IMDb)
Starring: Robin Wright
Released: 16th August 2011
SRP: $29.95 (DVD)

Further Details:
Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced DVD ($29.95) and Blu-ray ($39.99) releases of The Conspirator for August 16th. Extras will include commentary with Director Robert Redford, a feature length documentary ("The Conspirator: The Plot to Kill Lincoln"), an Introduction to the American Film Company, featurettes ("Making of", "Introduction to the History Behind the Film", "Production Design", "Costume Design", "Props and Special Effects", "The Conspiracy", "Mary Surratt’s Catholicism", "Military Trial", "Frederick Aiken: Defense Lawyer", "Mary Surratt: Guilty or Innocent", "Sentence and Execution"). Artwork is attached:

The Conspirator
The Conspirator


Quote: In the wake of the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, a country mourns its leader, and eight people are charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President and Secretary of State.  The lone woman accused, Mary Surratt (Wright), owns the boarding house where the attack was planned. Faced with a certain death, Surratt’s only hope comes in the form of a newly minted lawyer and Union war hero, Frederick Aiken (McAvoy), who reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the courtroom trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her son (Johnny Simmons, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World).

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