Seemingly eager to serve as a companion piece to Bobby, the Emilio Estevez ensemble feature on the Robert Kennedy assassination, Parkland, from writer-director Peter Landesman, explores the impact of John F.
Kennedy’s assassination from inside Dallas’ Parkland Hospital. The cast, including Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti and Marcia Gay Harden, covers the full spectrum of behind-the-scenes participants, from FBI agents to hospital staff caught up in the national crisis of Nov. 22, 1963. Opens Oct. 4 at Esquire Theater. (PG-13) Not screened in time for review
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