"The Devil Has A Name" (1029 release; 97 min.) brings the story of a Central California farmer's fight against big oil. As the movie opens, we are reminded this is "Inspired by True Events" and we get to know Fred, whose farmland has been in his family for decades.
"The Devil Has a Name" means to deliver an inspirational lesson about the depravity of big industry and the power of the little guy. But it's mostly a muddle. October 15, 2020 | Full Review…
- Edward James Olmos
- comedy, drama
The Devil Has a Name is a 2019 American dark comedy film starring and directed by Edward James Olmos. It also stars David Strathairn, Kate Bosworth, Pablo Schreiber, Katie Aselton, Haley Joel Osment, Alfred Molina, and Martin Sheen. The film premiered at the 2019 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival.
The Devil Has A Name (272) IMDb 5.4 1 h 37 min 2020 R A psychotic oil matriarch leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outfight a bullish farmer whose water has been poisoned.
But as his crusade against the powers that be spills out of the courtroom and into his personal life, Fred must find a way to avoid the ruin of his farm, his family and his dreams. Inspired by bizarre, true events, The Devil Has a Name pulls back the curtain on the culture of greed that poisons Corporate America, from sea to polluted sea.
Oct 16, 2020 · Reputedly “inspired by true events” but really just riffing outrageously on the Central California Water Contamination Wars, “The Devil Has a Name,” directed by actor Edward James Olmos, who also plays a supporting role here, is an angry movie that’s angry about the right things. But it's so angry that it gets a little crazy about it.
Oct 15, 2020 · Though it’s never stated outright, some digging makes clear that Edward James Olmos’s earnest antipollution drama, “The Devil Has a Name,” is based on the life of Fred Starrh, a California farmer...
Aug 05, 2019 · Director and Oscar-nominated actor Edward James Olmos’ latest feature The Devil Has a Name is a fictionalized drama of true events surrounding the Central Valley’s water contamination wars. The...
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