Joe Hill

(1971)
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In the early 1900s, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active in the forbidden union IWW, a union for workers without trades. It is forbidden to demonstrate and to speak in public but Joe gets around that by singing his manifests with the Salvation Army. He manages to get more and more people to go on strike with him but he also makes powerful enemies doing that. Finally he gets connected with a murder and during the trial he fires his lawyer and takes upon himself to become his own defender.

  1. Bo Widerberg

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Thommy Berggren

    Thommy Berggren

    Joe Hill

  2. Anja Schmidt

    Lucia

  3. Kelvin Malave

    The Fox

  4. Evert Anderson

    Blackie

  5. Cathy Smith

    Cathy

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Joe Hill
Joe Hill

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 25, 1971
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

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