Peter Stone’s Pultizer Prize-winning musical (starring much of the original Broadway cast) about the internecine congressional squabbling that led to the signing of the Declaration of Independence makes a glorious transition to the big screen.
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History as comedy. Irreverent, funny, and surprisingly complex. The film draws on historic fact to create interesting, not entirely inaccurate, little sketches of the Founders. The songs aren't all that memorable, but they're still fun.