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  • Director Martin Scorsese
  • Runtime 1 hour 28 minutes
  • Genres Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
  • Language English

Boxcar Bertha

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Life made her an outcast. Love made her an outlaw.

'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a transient woman in Arkansas during the violence-filled Depression of the early '30s, meets up with rabble-rousing union man 'Big' Bill Shelly and the two team up to fight the corrupt railroad establishment. Based on “Sister of the Road,” the 1937 pseudo-autobiography of fictional character Bertha Thompson, written by anarchist physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman.

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