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Joe Hill

1971 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

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In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active in the forbidden union IWW, a union for workers without trades. It is forbidden to demonstrate and to speak in public but Joe gets around that by singing his manifests with the Salvation Army. He manages to get and people to get on strike with him but he also makes powerful enemies doing that. Finally he gets connected with a murder and during the trial he fires his lawyer and takes upon himself to become his own defender. Written by Movie-Man Joe Hill is a 1971 English-language Biography Drama motion picture featuring Thommy Berggren, Anja Schmidt, Kelvin Malave, Evert Anderson, Cathy Smith, Hasse Persson and Frank Molinari. Bo Widerberg Film in association with Sagittarius Productions. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Waldemar Bergendahl and Bo Widerberg. The film is written and directed by Bo Widerberg. Europafilm acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Joe Hill was released on 25th August 1971 in English and Swedish languages and takes a screen time of 117 minutes. Cinematography was done by J rgen Persson and editing by Bo Widerberg. The music was composed by Stefan Grossman.
  • Jini Score
    53%
  • Rating
    7.4/10
  • Jini Score
    53%
  • Rating
    7.4/10
In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active in the forbidden union IWW, a union for workers without trades. It is forbidden to demonstrate and to speak in public but Joe gets around that by singing his manifests with the Salvation Army. He manages to get and people to get on strike with him but he also makes powerful enemies doing that. Finally he gets connected with a murder and during the trial he fires his lawyer and takes upon himself to become his own defender. Written by Movie-Man Joe Hill is a 1971 English-language Biography Drama motion picture featuring Thommy Berggren, Anja Schmidt, Kelvin Malave, Evert Anderson, Cathy Smith, Hasse Persson and Frank Molinari. Bo Widerberg Film in association with Sagittarius Productions. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Waldemar Bergendahl and Bo Widerberg. The film is written and directed by Bo Widerberg. Europafilm acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Joe Hill was released on 25th August 1971 in English and Swedish languages and takes a screen time of 117 minutes. Cinematography was done by J rgen Persson and editing by Bo Widerberg. The music was composed by Stefan Grossman.

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Awards for Joe Hill
  • Cannes Film Festival
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    2 NOMINATIONS