The Trial of Jane Fonda (4 stars)

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Terry Jastrow and Dann Moss for TAD Productions Limited

Jane Fonda is one of the most controversial anti-war activists in American history. On 18 June 1988, in a little-known event, Fonda confronted a room of hostile Vietnam veterans in Waterbury, Connecticut, who were boycotting the filming of her movie Stanley & Iris, co-starring Robert De Niro. The true story of what Fonda actually did and how her actions helped end the Vietnam War has never been told before. Starring Oscar nominated, Golden Globe winner, Anne Archer (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger). Written and directed by seven-time Emmy-winning producer/director, Terry Jastrow.

Includes some swearing and war footage.

Age category: 12+

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The Trial of Jane Fonda

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