The Year That Trembled Poster

Release Date: April 5th, 2002

DVD Release Date: December 9th, 2003

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Recent high-school graduates worry about the Vietnam War and other turbulent issues in 1970 Ohio.

Cast: Jonathan Brandis, Meredith Monroe, Marin Hinkle, Jonathan M. Woodward, Charlie Finn, Sean Nelson, Jay R. Ferguson, Kiera Chaplin

Director: Jay Craven

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • There's a nice reunion of Martin Mull and Fred Willard as beleaguered Ohio parents, and a spacy turn from Henry Gibson, but the tentative muddle of the interlocking stories makes you wish that Craven could live up to his ambitions. show more

  • Evokes the fear, anger and conflict that swept over the country at the time, but it doesn't offer sufficient fresh insights to justify doing so. show more

  • New territory for the Vermont director, and he shows every sign of feeling right at home in it. show more

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