ROGER DONALDSON | USA | 2000 | 145 MIN | PG-13
This criminally underseen historical drama brings to vivid, terrifying life the pressures inside the Oval Office as the Kennedy administration struggles to find a way out of the Cuban Missile Crisis that avoids all out nuclear war.
Cast: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker
“More suspenseful than the car crashes and breathless chases of most run-of-the-mill action movies.” –The Denver Post
American cinema has always held a mirror to the country’s ever-changing cultural and political landscape, giving the American people a chance to experience their deepest fears and loftiest ambitions magnified by the power of the silver screen. With State of the Union, PFS invites audiences to explore the country’s past and imagine its future through films that rigorously examine American leaders, institutions, and values while still being great works of entertainment.