The Untold True Story
On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drives his car off of a bridge on Massachusetts’ Chappaquiddick Island. The accident results in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign strategist who worked for Kennedy. The ongoing investigation into the mysterious and scandalous events forever alters his political legacy — and ultimately changes the course of presidential history.
“”Chappaquiddick” is exactly what you want it to be: a tense, scrupulous, absorbingly precise and authentic piece of history – a tabloid scandal attached to a smoke-filled-room travesty.” – Variety
“Not only is Chappaquiddick a standout treatment of this story, but it’s a perfect film for these times ” – Splice Today