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Film shows JFK's death from unseen angles

November 20th, 2013
01:47 PM ET

Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22nd 1963.

Read: JFK assassination a collective memory for American children

In his new film Parkland, screenwriter and director Peter Landesman aims "to tell the story that has never been told" of the moments leading up to and immediately following the assassination of JFK. "It's a tale we thought we knew everything about and really knew nothing", he told Becky.

The characters in the movie are the individuals who were intimately involved in that dramatic episode of United States history, but who are mostly unheard of: the doctor who tried to save the President's life, the photographer who caught the moment on his camera and the brother of the man accused of killing him.

Landesman says he wanted to re-tell the story that he believes belongs to everyone. "The assassination happened to us, he's our President...it's our story."

Parkland releases in cinemas in the UK on Friday 22nd November.

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