The art of political film making in all its glory.
"Communicate with the Soviets? We can't communicate with the Pentagon - and it's just across the goddamn river!"
October 1962, for 13 days the American government fought to avert a nuclear war when it was discovered that the Soviet Union had deployed nuclear missiles in Cuba. This is that story.
Many superlatives can be chucked at Thirteen Days, and all are viable. In simple terms it's an intelligent and gripping political thriller, superbly scripted and performed by a cast firing on all cylinders. It's a treat to find a film of this t... read the rest.
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