The Conspirator (2010) : The Conspirator: In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer, Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war-hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her own son.
Director : Robert Redford
Cast : Alexis Bledel, Brandon Carroll, Brian F Durkin, Cal Johnson, Chris Bauer, Colm Meaney, Cullen Moss, Danny Huston, David Andrews, Evan Rachel Wood, Gene Witham, James McAvoy, Jim True-Frost, John Cullum, Johnny Simmons, Justin Long, Kevin Kline, Lori Beth Edgeman, Marcus Hester, Norman Reedus, Robert C Treveiler, Robin Wright, Shea Whigham, Stephen Root, Toby Kebbell, Tom Wilkinson