The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams

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The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams
The Last Confederate poster.jpg
Poster for The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams
Directed by A. Blaine Miller
Produced by Weston Adams
Julian Adams
Billy Fox
co-producers
Robert Filion
Steve Purcell
Written by Julian Adams
Weston Adams
Starring Julian Adams
Amy Redford
Mickey Rooney
Tippi Hedren
Weston Adams
Eric Holloway
Gwendolyn Edwards
Joshua Lindsey
Narrated by Weston Adams
Music by Atli Örvarsson
Cinematography Shawn Lewallen
Edited by Billy Fox
Steve Purcell
Production
  company
Solar Filmworks
Distributed by ThinkFilm
Release date(s)
  • 2007 (2007)
Running time 96 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams is a 2007 film starring Julian Adams, Amy Redford, Gwendolyn Edwards, Eric Holloway, Joshua Lindsey, and Mickey Rooney, Tippi Hedren about the life of Confederate Captain Robert Adams II. It was released in 2007 by ThinkFilm, and garnered 10 awards on the film festival circuit. The film was produced by Weston Adams (diplomat), Julian Adams and Billy Fox.[1]

Plot[edit]

The love story of Confederate Captain Robert Adams II and northern girl, Eveline McCord. The story begins with Captain Adams's falling in love with Eveline, a governess from Pennsylvania who moved to South Carolina to work for Robert's first cousin, Governor James Hopkins Adams. As they fall in love in antebellum South Carolina, Captain Adams is launched into the outbreak of the American Civil War, despite the protests of Eveline. The film follows Adams through battles in Virginia, and his ultimate capture and subsequent imprisonment in the Federal Military Prison in Elmira, New York. The film was written and produced by the descendants of Robert and Eveline.

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

Box office performance[edit]

The film was given a limited release, opening in theaters in Los Angeles, Nashville, Houston, Columbia, S.C, Charleston, S.C. and other cities.

Critical response[edit]

The film garnered ten awards at film festivals throughout the country.

Home media[edit]

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams was released on DVD in 2007, courtesy of ThinkFilm.[2] Bonus features include a featurette, outtakes, and deleted scenes.

Accolades[edit]

  • Breckenridge Festival of Film Award for Best of the Fest Drama — Winner
  • Great Lakes Film Festival Best Narrative Feature Award — Winner
  • Great Lakes Film Festival Best Actor Award (Julian Adams) — Winner
  • Long Island International Film Expo Jury Award — Winner
  • Park City Film Music Festival Audience Choice Award — Winner
  • Solstice Film Festival Best Cinematography Award — Winner
  • Tahoe Reno International Film Festival Best New American Film Award — Winner
  • Westwood Film Festival Sony 'Like No Other' Award — Winner [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Last Confederate:The Story of Robert Adams (2007)". IMDB.com. Retrieved November 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Last Confederate:The Story of Robert Adams (2007)". Amazon.com. Retrieved November 13, 2013. 

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