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TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
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TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense, political
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, spy, colonial america, army, historical character, political unrest, undercover, rebellion, rivalry, ambition, rebelliousness, treason, freedom, occupation, underdog, old friend, state affairs, soldier, father son relationship, medieval, american history, military, ancient, conservative, espionage ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, connecticut

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TV show
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Style: epic, exciting, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
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