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Thirteen Days


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Fascinating political drama about the Cuban Missile Crisis starring Kevin Costner. October 1962: a US spy plane gathers intelligence of Russian missiles based in Cuba, just 90 miles off the Florida coast. When the photos are given to President John F Kennedy , he and his advisors are forced into a course of action that will bring the world perilously close to the brink of war. Film of the Week: p37
Director Roger Donaldson (2000, 12)
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Unknown: Kevin Costner.
Unknown: John F Kennedy
Director: Roger Donaldson
Kenny O'Donnell: Kevin Costner
John F Kennedy: Bruce Greenwood
Robert F Kennedy: Steven Culp
Robert McNamara: Dylan Baker
Adlai Stevenson: Michael Fairman
Dean Rusk: Henry Strozier
McGeorge Bundy: Frank Wood
General Curtis LeMay: Kevin Conway
Ted Sorensen: Tim Kelleher
Dean Acheson: Len Cariou

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