Parkland

Marcia Gay Harden as Doris Nelson in ParklandPaul Giamatti as Abraham Zapruder in Parkland

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PG-13 for bloody sequences of ER trauma procedures, some violent images and language, and smoking throughout.

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Recounts the chaotic events that occurred in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Recounting the chaotic events that occurred in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, Parkland weaves together the perspectives of a handful of ordinary individuals suddenly thrust into extraordinary circumstances: the young doctors and nurses at Parkland Hospital; Dallas’ chief of the Secret Service; an unwitting cameraman who captured what became the most watched and examined film in history; the FBI agents who nearly had the gunman within their grasp; the brother of Lee Harvey Oswald, left to deal with his shattered family; and JFK’s security team, witnesses to both the president’s death and Vice President Lyndon Johnson’s rise to power over a nation whose innocence was forever altered. official plot version from exclusivemedia.com

Additional Notes

  • Based on the true story. The source material for the film is "Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy" by former prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi.
  • The directorial debut of scribe Peter Landesman.
  • Distributor Exclusive Media Group is timing the opening to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Nov. 22, 1963, the day Kennedy was killed in Dallas.