Chappaquiddick Island, Martha, Ellen discussed on The Jonathon Brandmeier Show

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The story about what occurred in nineteen sixty nine when senator ted kennedy drove his car off a bridge on chappaquiddick it says chappaquiddick island in martha's vineyard a little technical issue there and the passenger mary jo kopechne he was killed at the beverly hills premier and screening of the film at the samuel goldwyn theater ellen referred to me as one of the original metoo victims you just heard that and the actors involved with the film also felt pressure and the director john curran said the film is the truth because it draws on what factually happened and the senators version of events still jason clark who portrays ted kennedy in the movie said he was uneasy about taking on the role i was nervous on can i do it level and i guess on a should i do it level jason clark explain we're not making propaganda here's the amazing incredible traumatic event which i think has had a massive impact and still does and the effect of the world the world's we're now in in the twenty s twentieth century american history okay kate mera who plays mary jo kopechne he said she was more concerned with showing that kopechne he was more than what the nineteen sixty nine articles that mara red depicted her to be the actress was also worried about how capelli's family would receive the film how decent of cape marrow according to merit it was important to quote make sure we show her in a way that's respectable and that honors her in some small way and quote ed helms tackles the role of joe garriga in an attorney and kennedy cousin helms talked about how the film compares to the current scandals and alleged coverups surrounding the trump administration he said chappaquiddick shows how the kennedys could shape the narrative of the accident he said now it just feels.

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