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Copperhead - Theatrical Poster - Courtesy of Swordspoint Productions

Copperhead – Trailer

Copperhead - Theatrical Poster - Courtesy of Swordspoint ProductionsSwordspoint Productions has released the trailer for their upcoming drama Copperhead. The film is directed by  and is based on the novel written by . The civil war drama stars , and . Copperhead is scheduled for a limited release into theaters on June 28th.

The novel is set in the Mohawk Valley of NY during the Civil War. Abner Beech, once highly regarded by the community, hates abolitionists and the idea of the Civil War – he wants it to stop. He is a Copperhead (Northerners who thought the war against the South could not be won and therefore thought a negotiated peace should be made with them). His neighbors come to despise him and Abner’s views cause problems for the entire family. Even Abner’s home is not safe as it is burned down during the novel. Through the words of his chief enemy’s daughter, Abner eventually has a change of heart. The entire story is told through the eyes of Abner’s adopted 13-year-old son.

Theatrical trailer for Copperhead  courtesy of Movies Coming Soon

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Source: Swordspoint Productions

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