Trumbo


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Release Date: November 06, 2015MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Historical

Cast:

Bryan Cranston

Helen Mirren

Diane Lane

John Goodman

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Summary:
Dalton Trumbo, a prolific screenwriter in 1940s Hollywood, is summoned by the House of Un-American Activities Committee to reveal his Communist sympathies and cronies. Trumbo remains silent and convinces his friends to do the same to protect their rights as American citizens. He is held in contempt of Congress and sentenced to prison. Upon his release, he finds that he and his friends have been blacklisted, as the studios have been coerced by the government not to hire those considered threats. Trumbo and his family move out of their comfortable home and he takes a job writing low level genre fare for little money and no credit. He gets work for other writers on the "Hollywood Ten" blacklis... Full Summary >>