Matewan

83
  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1987
  • Running time: 135 min
John Sayles' fact-based account of a coal miners' union vs. mining bosses in 1920's West Virginia. Finely done in every way!

John Sayles' fact-based account of a coal miners' union vs. mining bosses in 1920's West Virginia. Finely done in every way!

Original Release

08/28/1987

US Release

08/28/1987

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Cast

Bob Gunton C.E. Lively
Chris Cooper Joe Kenehan
James Earl Jones Few Clothes / 'Few Clothes' Johnson
Kevin Tighe Hickey
Mary McDonnell Elma Radnor
Will Oldham Danny Radnor
David Strathairn Sid Hatfield / Police Chief Sid Hatfield
Ken Jenkins Sephus Purcell
Gordon Clapp Tom Griggs / Griggs
John Sayles Hardshell Preacher
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Sayles

Writers

John Sayles

Cast

Bob Gunton C.E. Lively
Chris Cooper Joe Kenehan
James Earl Jones Few Clothes / 'Few Clothes' Johnson
Kevin Tighe Hickey
Mary McDonnell Elma Radnor
Will Oldham Danny Radnor
David Strathairn Sid Hatfield / Police Chief Sid Hatfield
Ken Jenkins Sephus Purcell
Gordon Clapp Tom Griggs / Griggs
John Sayles Hardshell Preacher
Josh Mostel Cabell Testerman / Mayor Cabell Testerman
Jace Alexander Hillard Elkins
Joe Grifasi Fausto
Nancy Mette Bridey Mae / Bridey Mae Tolliver
Jo Henderson Mrs. Elkins
Gary McCleery Ludie
Maggie Renzi Rosaria
Tom Wright Tom
Michael B. Preston Ellix
Thomas A. Carlin Turley

Producers

Mark Balsam Executive Producer
Amir Jacob Malin Executive Producer
Jerry Silva Executive Producer
Ira Deutchman Producer
James Glenn Dudelson Producer
Ned Kendall Producer
Peggy Rajski Producer
Maggie Renzi Producer

Editors

Sonya Polonsky

1988 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
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