Director: Chris Stearns
Writer: Tom Mercer, Chris Stearns, Anthony Vertucci (Screenplay)
Plot: His name is synonymous with treason, but this cinematic documentary shows that Benedict Arnold’s heroic contributions to American Independence far outweigh his later change of allegiance.
Runtime: 2 Hours 5 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed starts as we learn how Benedict Arnold would start by becoming a ruthless businessman, smart enough to remain strong against the British demands, seeing him create an army that will stand up for themselves.
We continue to learn about Benedict Arnold’s part in the battle for Independence, using strategy nobody had thought about before, making him one of the smartest minds on the war.
Thoughts on Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed
Thoughts – Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed will give us a look at one of the most famous figures in history, Benedict Arnold. This will follow his life from what is known for history, which is told in the way that wants to put a spotlight on the heroics he created for America, showing how he would do things to make history. This is done in what feels like a simple method, almost just discussing the man’s life, in a narration style, rather getting down to any edgy side to what he did. This does feel like a by the book documentary that never challenges what would be known for the people who learn the history already.
Final Thoughts – Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed is a basic documentary offer the history most would know.