Matewan

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Made for $4 million but looking as if it cost three times that, this is an excellent offering from one of America's best-known independent filmmakers, John Sayles (THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET; EIGHT MEN OUT). As the film opens, Danny Radnor (Will Oldham), a 15-year-old coal miner, spreads the news that the Stone Mountain Coal Company of Matewan, West...read more

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01:40 — John Sayles' fact-based account of a coal miners' union vs. mining bosses in 1920's West Virginia. Finely done in every way!

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Made for $4 million but looking as if it cost three times that, this is an excellent offering from one of America's best-known independent filmmakers, John Sayles (THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET; EIGHT MEN OUT). As the film opens, Danny Radnor (Will Oldha… (more)

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