Friendly Persuasion | 1956

Drama
A Quaker man and his son must reconcile their moral opposition to war and killing when urged to defend the Union during the Civil War.
Director: William Wyler
Writers: Jessamyn West
Awards: 6 Oscar nominations. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Jess Birdwell

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... Eliza Birdwell

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... Widow Hudspeth

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... Josh Birdwell

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... Little Jess

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... Sam Jordan

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... Mattie Birdwell

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... Gard Jordan

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... Professor Ouigley

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... Elder

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... Enoch

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... Army Major

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Synopsis

A Quaker man and his son must reconcile their moral opposition to war and killing when urged to defend the Union during the Civil War.

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