- Chicago 10 (film)
Promotional movie poster for the film
Directed by Brett Morgen Produced by Laura Bickford
Written by Brett Morgen Starring Hank Azaria
Music by Jeff Danna Editing by Stuart Levy Studio Consolidated Documentaries
River Road Entertainment
Distributed by Roadside Attractions Release date(s) January 18, 2007 (Sundance Film Festival) Country United States Language English Box office $177,490
Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace (2007) is a partially animated film written and directed by Brett Morgen that tells the story of the Chicago Eight. The film features the voices of Hank Azaria, Dylan Baker, Nick Nolte, Mark Ruffalo, Roy Scheider, Liev Schreiber, James Urbaniak, and Jeffrey Wright in an animated reenactment of the trial based on transcripts and rediscovered audio recordings, making the film fall in the animated documentary genre. It also contains archive footage of Abbie Hoffman, David Dellinger, William Kunstler, Jerry Rubin, Bobby Seale, Tom Hayden and Leonard Weinglass, and of the protest and riot itself. The title is drawn from a quote by Rubin, who said, "Anyone who calls us the Chicago Seven is a racist. Because you're discrediting Bobby Seale. You can call us the Chicago Eight, but really we're the Chicago Ten, because our two lawyers went down with us."
The film premiered January 18, 2007 at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. It later premiered at Silverdocs, the AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival in Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. The film opened in limited release in the United States on February 29, 2008. It was aired nationally on the PBS program, Independent Lens, on October 22, 2008.
The film received generally favorable reviews from critics. As of April 11, 2010, the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported that 79% of their critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 77 reviews. Metacritic reported the film had a weighted average score of 69 out of 100, based on 24 reviews.
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- ^ "Chicago 10 (2007) - Release dates". Internet Movie Database. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0905979/releaseinfo. Retrieved 2008-03-01.
- ^ "Chicago 10 - Movie Reviews, Trailers, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/chicago_10/. Retrieved 2010-04-11.
- ^ "Chicago 10 (2008): Reviews". Metacritic. http://www.metacritic.com/film/titles/chicago10?part=rss. Retrieved 2010-04-11.
- Chicago 10 at the Internet Movie Database
- CHICAGO 10 site for Independent Lens on PBS
- Chicago 10 at Rotten Tomatoes
- Chicago 10 at Metacritic
- Chicago 10 at Box Office Mojo
- Chicago 10 at AllRovi
- Chicago 10 at Sundance.org
- NPR's Fresh Air interviews Brett Morgen
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