He lived behind a barrier through which they said no man could ever pass. See more » Outstanding film from 1983 that was honored with four Academy Awards and is often called the second-best film of the 1980s behind only Scorsese's "Raging Bull". The all-star cast includes Sam Shepard (as Chuck Yeager in an Oscar-nominated role of a lifetime), Ed Harris (John Glenn), Scott Glenn (Alan Shepard), Fred Ward (Gus Grissom), Lance Henriksen (Walter Schirra), Dennis Quaid (Gordon Cooper), and Donald Moffat (Lyndon Baines Johnson). It is meticulous and tries to go for drama and humor and succeeds in everything it wants to do.
Part 2 – Major Ideological Currents Some Alt Rightists have used moderate-sounding intellectual tones, often borrowing from the ENR’s euphemistic language about respecting “difference” and protecting “biocultural diversity.” But many others have used naked bigotry and supremacist speech in an effort to be as inflammatory as possible.
This stylistic difference is more division of labor than factional conflict.
Writer-director Philip Kaufman easily does the best work of his career with this masterpiece.
Look for Cincinnati Bengal Hall-of-Famer Anthony Munoz in a cameo appearance.