Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. Trumbo was one of several writers, directors, and actors who invoked the First Amendment in refusing to answer questions under oath. They were blacklisted and imprisoned. We follow Trumbo to prison, to exile in Mexico with his family, to poverty, to the public shunning of his children, to his writing under others' names, and to an eventual but incomplete vindication. Actors read his letters; his children and friends remember and comment. Archive photos, newsreels and interviews add texture. Written byTrumbo featuring Dalton Trumbo and Joan Allen is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, free on Tubi, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a biography and documentary movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 83% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (994 votes).
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Trumbo has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 83% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (994 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.