Stephen King is back on my radar! The President Kennedy assassination, a topic of interest to many, drew me to this item in the catalogue. I did not even realise this was a mini-series until I pressed play. This adaption from book to screen is beautifully done with attention to detail for the period setting of the early 1960's in the USA.
The underlying premise of the story centres on Jake's journey back to 1960 and attempt to change history by confirming Lee Harvey Oswald was indeed the killer and thus stopping the assassination.
James Franco's central character Jake steers the story and keeps the viewer engaged. The cast of characters for Jake include the well played "brother" Billy, love interest Sadie and mentor Al played by Chris Cooper.
Will Jake change the course of history? But this is fiction, certainly inspired by true events and it is an engaging story that takes us for a ride...